I’m trying to study for my Writing course and I need some help to understand this question.
Before answering the question below, be sure to fully understand how the First-Past-The-Post System works, the 4 main problems with the system and some of the advantages of the system.
1. “Winner Take All” leads to underrepresentation of voters’ interests
2. Two Party Concentration
3. Gerry Mandering
4. Spoiler Effect
The question that you need to respond to:
Do you think that the First-Past-The-Post Electoral System, as it is practiced in Canada, is an effective electoral system that ensures that every Canadian citizen can fully enjoy and practice the democratic ideal in Canada? Why/why not?