Case Study

Partyx Progressive Democratic Society
British Columbia

DIRECT DEMOCRACY FOR A POLICY MANDATE

Short Case Study

Need

To show how a political platform could represent a fair compromise between people of all different political persuasions

Outcome

Ethelo evaluated thousands of scenarios to identify a public policy platform that would attract the broadest voter support

In the weeks leading up to the 2013 BC Provincial election, the non-profit organization PartyX Progressive Democracy Society wanted to identify a non-partisan policy platform that could provide a broad mandate for the next elected provincial government. Majority vote systems create polarization, and engender resistance from minority groups. But PartyX wanted to show how technology could help develop a policy platform that represents a fair compromise between people of all different political persuasions