How to guarantee gender equality in politics
Gender equality in the legislature is the ideal.
The government can double the size of each riding and the citizens can vote for one man and one women from each riding.
The number of MLAs would stay the same.
This will encourage the two MLAs from each riding regardless of which party they belong to to work together on common issues that affect their constituents.
This would facilitate more cooperation.
Politics in British Columbia would be less polarized and partisan.
The citizens would elect the highest ranking male and female candidates on the ballot.
Both men and women would vote for their two MLAs.
The men would essentially be competing with the men and the women would be competing with the women.
Men and women both bring qualities to the decision making process.
I would like to see more political leaders like Sonia Gandhi, Angela Merkel, and Hillary Clinton in public office.
Women make up half the population and deserve to have equal power in a representative system of government.
A provincial election is not far away.
It’s time for the women of the province to get mobilized and demand equal representation in Victoria.