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Winning elections on the desktop: How the experts zero in on target voters

With two weeks to go before election day last spring, public opinion polls across Quebec offered uncertain projections of who would form the next provincial government. 2,794 more words

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Parties mining for votes in mountains of tweets

A little-known branch of computer science could give political parties an edge in the next federal election by helping form strategy based on the millions of messages Canadians post on Twitter and Facebook each day. 866 more words

National

The Big Data Election: Political parties building detailed voter records

With a year to go before Canadians return to the polls, the federal Liberals and New Democrats are building enormous voter-tracking databases in an attempt to cut into the Conservatives’ longstanding electoral advantage identifying and getting out their vote. 1,383 more words

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Why do we believe Vancouver elections only start just before they end?

I don’t know about you, but I like to think that civic elections, particularly those involving hyper-political Vancouver, should comprise more than the last three weeks before Election Day. 736 more words

Vancouver

Can millionaires buy their way into Parliament? Lessons from the recent New Zealand election

Two millionaires, one on the left and one on the right, set up parties to get into Parliament in the recent New Zealand election. The millionaire of the left failed abysmally. 1,078 more words

Applied Price Theory

Sir Roger d’Enwharey (1957 – present)

Sir Roger d’Enwharey is a founding partner in the well-respected public relations company – d’Enwharey, Koppett & Suphor. Sir Roger has been contracted numerous to run election campaigns in numerous countries throughout the world, and has a greater than 80% record in receiving payment for his services. 312 more words

Satire

Help wanted: Doug Ford campaign advertises 'unpaid internship' positions

Doug Ford’s Toronto mayoral campaign is hiring unpaid interns to work at the candidate’s campaign office answering emails, conducting research, and taking part in “many areas of campaign execution,” according to postings aimed at Toronto-area university students. 762 more words

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