Candidates win seats as a function of the proportion of votes won by their party in their district.
Proportional Representation Systems
List Proportional Representation
You vote for your preferred party or candidate.
Seats are allocated by the proportion of votes received by each party.
Single Transferable Vote
You rank a number of candidates within a larger district.
Candidates are elected when they cross a designated threshold of votes.
If necessary, the lowest candidate is eliminated and secondary rankings are allocated.
Single Non-Transferable Vote
You vote for a single candidate out of many within a larger district.
The candidates with the highest number of votes win.
For more information on the electoral system options for Yukon, please see the report prepared by Keith Archer.
- Options for Yukon's Electoral System, Report prepared by Keith Archer, Committee Researcher (October 31, 2021)