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Steve Terrell gets his first robocall of the 2014 political season

It’s Starting …

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 by Steve Terrell at his blog at the Santa Fe NEW MEXICAN

I checked my personal email a few minutes ago and noticed I’d received a call on my home phone. 273 more words


Robocalls trial hears of underhanded tactics

GUELPH, Ont. – A former Conservative staffer charged with election fraud was overheard discussing underhanded tactics to sway the vote, but wasn’t taken seriously, a fellow campaign worker testified Monday. 840 more words


Facts behind Canada's robocalls controversy

OTTAWA – Some facts about the robocalls controversy:

— The Commissioner of Canada Elections received over 40,000 general communications and complaints about robocalls after the 2011 federal election. 211 more words


Some key dates in the robocalls controversy

OTTAWA – A chronology of the robocalls scandal:

March 26, 2011: Campaigning begins for the May 2 federal election. During the campaign, the commissioner of Canada elections gets about 100 complaints about nuisance phone calls or calls offering incorrect polling locations. 238 more words


Trial begins for lone Tory charged in robocall election scandal

OTTAWA – After a three-year investigation into almost 2,500 complaints in 261 ridings across Canada, the robocall scandal comes down to a solitary trial of one junior Conservative campaign staffer in a single southwestern Ontario riding. 750 more words


Ontario's Politicians are Working the Phone Lines. . .


“Hi, I’m calling from Jeff XXXOOXXOO’s office, wondering if he will have your support on June 12.”

“June 12th?”

“Yes–the provincial elections.”

“Of course. So, how does Jeff propose to help the people of this area?” 167 more words