The Committee was appointed to identify and conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems to replace the first-past-the-post system, as well as to examine mandatory voting and online voting.
42nd Parliament, 1st Session (December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019) Current Session

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, the House created this Special Committee. Learn about this Committee.

For more information about the Canadian Electoral System, please consult this document: The Canadian Electoral System.

For more information about the different electoral systems, please consult this document: Electoral Systems and Electoral Reform in Canada.

A list of Members of Parliament town hall reports on electoral reform.

A list of briefs submitted by individuals and organizations to the Special Committee.

A report entitled ERRE Modelling with Constraints, as prepared by Byron Weber Becker and Antony Hodgson and submitted to the Special Committee as per the motion adopted on Thursday October 20, 2016.

Summary of Work

42nd Parliament, 1st Session

The Committee undertook over
4 studies and activities
categorized as follows:
0Studies related to Estimates
0Self-Initiated Studies
1Study initiated by other orders of reference from the House
Following these studies, the Committee presented
3 reports
to the House, including:
0following studies related to Bills
0following studies related to Estimates
0following Self-Initiated Studies
3following studies initiated by other orders of reference from the House
0 related to Activities work
To do so, the Committee held
57 meetings