“We are committed to ensuring that 2015 will be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system.”
and Justin Trudeau took that campaign promise on the road.
At the time the Liberals were 3rd in the polls :
NDP - 32.6% CPC - 28.6% LPC - 26.3%
The Liberal majority now rests on 43 MPs whose margin of victory is less than 5%.
Before the election Fair Vote Canada asked all MPs to pledge that campaign promise. NDP did because it is part of party policy; CPC did not because it is not.
Cabinet ministers in bold:
Patty Hajdu Thunder Bay-Sup North, Ont. 21.8
Andrew Leslie Orléans, Ont. 28.8
Anthony Rota Nippissing-Timiskaming, Ont. 22.6
Kim Rudd Peterborough South, Ont. 2.9
Darrell Samson Sackville-Chezzetcook, N.S. 13.6Hill Times : Liberal MPs concerned about PMO’s handling of electoral reform and cash-for-access issues, say Grit sources