Electoral reform

Juliette Belisle Greetham was among Yukoners gathered at the Gold Rush Inn’s town hall in Whitehorse on Sept. 7 to speak out and hear about electoral reform. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Yukon’s electoral reform probe gauging interest in citizens’ assemblies

Special committee on electoral reform gets extension to get more input


A voter is shown at a Whitehorse polling station during the Yukon election on Monday April 12, 2021. An official count has confirmed a tie in the Yukon election, pushing the process to the next step of a judicial recount. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Kelly

Survey on electoral reform to gather public opinions

All Yukoners aged 16 or older will receive an invitation to participate.


A woman heads in to one of the polling stations to vote in 2019. (Yukon News file)

Electoral reform survey planned for Yukon

The committee on electoral form will be examining the results and speaking with the public.


Photo of an election sign at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Sept. 20, 2021. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Electoral reform committees hear about different options for the Yukon

“It’s useful to reflect on the experiences in other jurisdictions.”

Photo of an election sign at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Sept. 20, 2021. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Silver waffles on electoral reform plans

He now says he supports an all-party committee. He disagreed with the idea in October

All matters concerning electoral reform should be public, say opposition parties

The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly reminded parties to keep confidential matters private

Opposition parties call for new approach to electoral reform

NDP plans motion for all-party committee to work on issue

Chair of electoral reform commission resigns

The independent commission on electoral reform is down a member following the…

YG names electoral reform commission members, opposition cries foul

Members will submit a final report and recommendations in January

Editorial: Promising electoral reform is the easy part

Details of what that would actually look like are much harder to come by

  • Apr 12, 2019

‘Majority’ of Yukoners in favour of electoral reform, according to survey results

YG released the survey and draft terms of reference for an electoral reform commission on April 9

Silver says electoral reform commission to be established ‘very soon’

A call for submissions will be made by the end of the month, he said

Yukon government starts talking electoral reform

Yukon government launches survey to find out what Yukoners think about electoral reform