You might look at that crazy outcome and think, “Wow, Canada must gerrymander its districts just like we do!” Indeed, gerrymandering directly exacerbates the false majority effect. But you’d be wrong to call out Canada on gerrymandering. Canada has used independent commissions for its districts since 1964. Yet, it still gets this crazy result.
The Majority Illusion: What Voting Methods Can and Cannot Do
Aaron Hamlin
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Wow. So it’s not just that we’re voting in strangely shaped districts to fit the leading party’s need, it’s that we’re limiting voting to any district instead of letting everyone everywhere vote.

If we went to a more “proportional representation” voting system, might that be enough to lure the 94 million who did not vote at all in the 2016 US General Election to vote in the future?

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