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Weighted and unamended OMOV passes.

Well, if nothing else was done at this Liberal convention, I strongly felt that Weighted One Member One Vote needed to be passed.. and it needed to be passed without adding a self-defeating quota into its equation. If you’re reading the Liberal bloggers who are at the Convention, you will know that weighted One Member One Vote passed, and that the Young Liberals amendment to add a 25% quota reserved for youth voters failed, both overwhelmingly, according to those observing the vote.

With regards to the Young Liberals and the elections for executive positions they were holding simultaneously, I understand that among the candidates that were elected, Sam Lavoie was […]

An observation about the media’s observation of OMOV

Most of the readers who read this blog know that with regards to the Liberal Convention and the proposed constitutional amendments that will be voted on, I’m very much in support of the weighted One-Member-One-Vote passing, and for the Young Liberals of Canada sub-amendment asking for a 25% quota to be included in it to be rejected. (By the way, I’m not in Vancouver covering this; I’ve been amused at how many people presume I’m there, but I’m not. I simply couldn’t afford the price cost to go out there. That’s another reason I’m in favour of OMOV passing; so all members have a say in picking the leader wherever […]

Scott’s Diatribes interviews John Lennard, Young Liberal of Canada Presidential candidate.

The Liberal Convention is going to be starting in a couple of days, and along with the formal nod of Michael Ignatieff as Liberal Party leader, as well as various policy debates, there is also going to be elections for the Young Liberals Of Canada association (or the YLC). Normally, that would probably be an afterthought amongst even Liberal Party members, let alone general political observers, but because of the controversy taking place over the Young Liberals of Canada proposal to sub-amend the One-Member-One-Vote constitutional proposal to include a 25% quota for youth delegates, it is probably garnering a bit more attention, as that issue spills over into the YLC […]

Go Green, Vote Red

A new button added to the button sidebar panel, and a new website for you to peruse. Hat tip to some of the Young Liberals of Canada for guest-starring in the introductory video, as well as creating the website and the button logo.

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