Organizer

PartyX Society

Campaign

BC Mandate

Short Case Study

Goal

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

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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.