On Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm, COPE will be hosting a free debate on
Single Transferable Vote (STV) at the Creative Individual Studio
(110-60 E 5th Ave) in Vancouver. The debate will be followed with a DJ
and cash bar.
According to COPE external chair, Lucas Schuller, while COPE doesn’t
have an official position on STV, it’s important to help facilitate the
debate. “Electoral reform is a huge issue for those of us who want to
empower a larger segment of our voting population.” He continues, “STV
is a specific proposal on the ballot this May 12 and we need to talk
Schuller hopes the event will attract a broad range of participants
– traditional lefties, those interested in electoral reform and younger
people who so often feel like their vote doesn’t matter.
Representatives from the official “Yes” and “No” committees will be participating.