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voting mechanism

In Living Platform the term voting mechanism is normally restricted to a vote on Green Party of Canada platforms, as opposed to electoral reforms to the House of Commons or Canadian Senate or any province or city. For definitions of voting systems in general see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/voting_system, which focuses on electoral methods.

In the restricted realm of LP and Platform 2005 Process:

Voting mechanisms are generally overseen by the Platform 2005 Assembly under overall direction of the GPC Council with input from the Platform 2005 Shadow Cabinet. In general, unless the SC has tremendous objections that the majority of the GPC Council strongly agrees with, it will be up the PC what voting mechanisms to use.

Such mechanisms proposed for ratifying Platform 2005 include:

The Platform 2005 Process may or may not incorporate a role for any of these.

See also feedback mechanism.