The Tyee has arranged a debate to help you prepare to cast your vote on May 12 for or against changing B.C.'s voting system. How STV would operate is explained in this article. The Tyee asked each camp to pick a debater. They are: David Schreck, secretary-treasurer, No STV, and Shoni Field, spokesperson for British Columbians for BC-STV.
In This Series
On May 12 you'll be asked to choose First Past the Post or STV. Today begins an in-depth debate to help you decide.
Which is better, First Past Post or Single Transferable Vote?
Does our system now give parties too much power? Are STV ridings unfair?
Will it create instability? Will it elect more women and minorities?
Both camps sum up their best arguments for and against STV.