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BC-STVBritish Columbia-Single Transferable Vote (ballot voting method)
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(1) Under BC-STV, each electoral district would return multiple members to the legislature (the number was to be determined by a boundaries commission after the system is adopted); ridings would become larger and there would be fewer of them.
(2) It is worth noting that the 2005 referendum question asked voters if they wanted to adopt BC-STV, while the 2009 question asked them which system should B.C.
The remaining 39 percent were in support of BC-STV, with a majority in seven electoral districts also in favour.
In total, the Commission would have been ordered to increase the number of seats under both the SMP and BC-STV electoral systems to 87.
The name of the new electoral system was reconsidered, with "BC-STV" winning a strong majority against two alternatives, one of them being the staff's choice.
BC-STV is the name the Citizens' Assembly has given to the customized single-transferable vote system it has proposed for the province.
The Citizens' Assembly proposed BC-STV as the system that it believes best expresses the democratic values of British Columbians.