Once the deadline has passed, votes will be tallied to determine if a majority of voters have opted to move towards a form of proportional representation. If that’s the case, the form of proportional representation that receives the most votes will be the one that is adopted.
A legislative committee will determine how aspects of the new system will work, and an independent commission will draw the new electoral boundaries.
British Columbians will get another chance to have their voices heard if a form of proportional representation is indeed adopted.
After two general elections with the new system, there will be another referendum to determine whether citizens of BC like the changes.
If this and the next government serve full four-year terms, that referendum would come in 2025.