Ontario Government Moves to Scrap Ranked Ballots for 2022

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, local economies teeter on the brink, and there are sweeping demands for social justice reforms, so naturally, the Ontario government has decided that now is not the time for change. If you were hoping that Guelph, or other Ontario municipalities, might be able to vote with Single-Transferable Vote (STV), or Ranked Ballots, in the 2022 municipal elections, get a new hope. Continue reading “Ontario Government Moves to Scrap Ranked Ballots for 2022”

Majority of London Voters Took Advantage of Ranked Ballots in 2018

London was the only Ontario municipality to take advantage of the opportunity to use ranked ballots, or Single Transferable Vote (STV) in last fall’s Municipal Elections. In a report to the Corporate Services Committee, London’s City Clerk Cathy Saunders notes that of the people that voted in the Forest City last October, the overwhelming majority took advantage of the opportunity to rank their options. Continue reading “Majority of London Voters Took Advantage of Ranked Ballots in 2018”