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Re: Popular Voting in the United States and Canada

Sinclairs in Constitution matters:
It is indeed extradordinary the current process we are witnessing. I just
wanted to underscore a point for the American and Canadian constitutional
electoral process. Both countries have a combination of geographical and
representation process and neither has a true representation by population
process. It is a mistaken assumption from our civic classes that we have a
true representation by population which has been tailored to account for
regional representation. Hence ones vote counts proportionately more if they
reside in Prince Edward Island or Delaware than in Toronto or Queens. I do
not expect either process in the United States or Canada to change radically
even after all the elections.

The critical factor is that we can see our votes now counting which is a
boost for democracy and may the turn out continue to rise in both countries.

Neil Sinclair Toronto

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