Follow: Twitter RSS Cite Cite APA Open Government - Government of Canada. (2018, March 7). Abolish the Senate. Retrieved from http://open.canada.ca/en/idea/abolish-senate MLA “Abolish the Senate.” Open Government - Government of Canada, 7 March 2018, http://open.canada.ca/en/idea/abolish-senate (Report an issue with citation) Votes: 720 Leave this field blankLeave this field blank Senators are not elected and serve until retirement, yet they can defeat bills that the people have approved in the House of Commons. This is a terrible, undemocratic way of governance and must be abolished.