One member, one vote

One Member, One Vote

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One Member One Vote (OMOV), as used in the parliamentary politics of the United Kingdom, Canada, and the Canadian provinces, is a proposal to select party leaders and/or determine party policy, by a direct vote of the members of each party. Traditionally, these objectives have been accomplished either by a party convention, a vote of Members of Parliament, or some form of electoral college. OMOV backers claim that OMOV enhances the practice of democracy, because ordinary citizens will be able to participate. Detractors counter that allowing those unversed in the issues to help make decisions makes for bad governance.

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The first One Member One Vote leadership selection process in Canada was held by the Parti Québécois, ending on 29 September 1985.

In English-speaking Canada, the principle of One Member One Vote has for years been a major commitment of Vaughan L. Baird. Long a proponent of the election process that empowers all members of a party to chose their leaders, Baird was instrumental in having the provincial constituency of Morris, Manitoba successfully put forward the principle of One Member One Vote to the provincial Progressive Conservative Party on 5 November 1985. Immediately after the Morris victory, Baird wrote to every national and provincial party in Canada and urged them to do the same. Soon...
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