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Iggy endorses the one-member-one-vote proposal

Jeff points to Ignatieff in the Hill-Times endorsing the One Member One Vote constitutional proposal that will be voted on at the Liberal Convention in the upcoming week. Brief snippet:

It’s not a detail, it’s not housecleaning; it changes the way the party works. It says to everybody who want s to join our party, ‘If you join our party you get to vote for the man or woman who may be the prime minister of your country—so join the party.’

So along with Rocco Rossi, the National Director who has long publicly endorsed OMOV, the leader of the Liberal Party speaks out and shows he is in favour of […]

More on One Member One Vote, quotas, and a Facebook group.

As you might know from reading Liberal blogs the past several days, there’s been a bit of controversy over the Young Liberals wanting an amendment to pass that would require the (weighted) One Member One Vote proposed constitutional amendment to include or keep a 25% delegate quota for Young Liberals in the OMOV formula. There are many arguments against doing that, but the one I keep harping on is the amount of power this gives a relatively small group or faction within the Liberal Party.

There have been a few blogs or commentators on blogs stating that the general % of membership in the Liberal Party for Young Liberals […]

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