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The Canadian Government Basically Made A Bad BuzzFeed Quiz For Electoral Reform

Yer an innovator, Harry.

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Remember when the Liberal Party campaigned on electoral reform then were like, meh?

Electoral reform was the original scam

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The quiz then spits out a label for you, such as "innovator" or "guardian."

mydemocracy.ca

(Results pictured based on random clicking — and yes, you can take the survey as many times as you want.)

Obviously the opposition is taking the piss out of it.

.@markstrahl just finished doing #mydemocracy and got GUARDIAN

"After months of work by the parliamentary committee, the Prime Minister decides that a "Which Avenger are you?" style quiz is more appropriate. #ERRE"

Après des mois de travail par comité parlementaire, la ministre décide qu'un quiz style "Which Avenger are you?" est plus approprié. #ERRE

And others aren't very impressed with the quiz-style format.

If you fill out mydemocracy.ca you can learn what Starbucks latte you are, based on your electoral reform choice.

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Which Twilight character are you? Take the quiz to find out now at mydemocracy.ca

There's also been some comparisons drawn to BuzzFeed quizzes.

I can honestly say I've taken BuzzFeed quizzes that were better designed than the Trudeau government's survey on electoral reform #cdnpoli

Which is insulting because we would at least tell you what your results says about your sexual/food/style preferences.

mydemocracy.ca is a joke. I've seen more accurate surveys from Buzzfeed telling me what I ate for breakfast based on outfit I'm wearing.

Seriously, we had nothing to do with it.

I'm pretty sure the #mydemocracy 'personality quiz' results is a page straight out of @BuzzFeed. Can you confirm @elamin88?

But also, get off our lawn.

Although reactions like this were sort of inevitable.

Pretty pleased with #mydemocracy result

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This too.

Personally, I think the government should have invested in a Sorting Hat. PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION! STATUS QUO!… https://t.co/JpPPjA0rMQ

And while there's plenty of 😎dank memes😎 going around, there are also questions about whether the survey is actually useful.

Beginning to think the people behind #MyDemocracy aren't 100% serious about electoral reform...#cdnpoli

For example, none of the questions ask directly about electoral reform, just things that are thematically in that area.

.@MaryamMonsef: The survey doesn't actually ask about a) a referendum or b) if there should be electoral reform: MyDemocracy.ca #MyDemocracy

Seems like I missed the mydemocracy.ca question on a referendum, I guess you don't ask the questions you don't want the answers to... #erre

And some of the questions seem a bit one-sided.

I'm not so sure about this question. Is somebody really going to say they're okay with sacrificing the integrity of… https://t.co/QOiyBQQMuC

But it's not all snark. Some are praising the government for trying something new.

Really neat survey to tell you where you fall on the spectrum of electoral reform #EngagedinER #mydemocracy https://t.co/L2YKZIu582

Go to MyDemocracy.ca to find out how you feel about Harry Potter/sandwiches/sex positions/democracy.

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