Canadians: you have until Oct 7 to weigh in on using voting machines in national elections

"Canadians have until October 7, 2016 to provide their feedback to the Parliamentary Special Committee on Electoral Reform, which is studying the possibility of national online voting, along with having consultations about using electronic voting machines in national elections."

Canadians who choose to submit a brief to the Committee must meet the following criteria/conditions:

* only one (1) brief can be submitted per person and per organisation;

* the deadline for the submission of briefs is 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, October 7, 2016;

* briefs must not exceed 3,000 words (including the summary page and footnotes);

* briefs that are longer than 1,500 words must be accompanied by a summary; and,

* it is recommended that within the brief the author present a list of recommendations and their relationship with the principles set out in the motion adopted by the House of Commons on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, outlining the mandate of the Committee.

Electoral Reform [Parliament of Canada]

(Image: Voting Machine Bumpersticker, Raymond Gilford, CC-BY-ND)

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