Mr. Bush said during a Thursday broadcast address that the government has decided, under section 69 of the Constitution, the question the public will vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ upon come 18 July.
“Do you support an electoral system of single-member constituencies with each elector being entitled to cast only one vote?”
Mr. Bush told the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday that the referendum question would be decided as soon as possible.
“We are going on an education campaign to educate the people of this country and that question , or perhaps questions, will be made known as soon as possible, but definitely when we begin the campaign,” Mr. Bush told Opposition Leader Alden McLaughlin.
The Premier said the proposal for single-member districts was merely a political effort by members of the opposition political party.
“There is no high-minded academic principle behind their arguments for changing the voting system,” Mr. Bush said in his address. “It is political opportunism, pure and simple.”
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