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PM Malcolm Turnbull's lack of guts is heart of his problem

It is important for all politicians to seek appeal among traditionally ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ voters in order to achieve electoral success. However, voters also crave decisiveness, which Malcolm Turnbull woefully lacks. 942 more words

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An interesting insight into the 2016 Presidential election

We can learn a lot from a recent play depicting the Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, in which genders were switched.

First and furmost, the play demonstrates that many of the feminist, pre- existing assumptions people had about gender were wrong. 476 more words

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Prime Minister Trudeau heads to Calgary to host Liberal campaign rally

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Calgary this week for a campaign rally ahead of the federal byelections in April.

This comes shortly after local Liberal candidates Haley Brown and Dr. 105 more words

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How a tiny Canadian IT company helped swing the Brexit vote on social media for Leave

LONDON – With the entire political establishment massed against them and the bookmakers giving them no hope, the Leave campaign faced what many thought was an impossible battle to take Britain out of the European Union. 561 more words

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Chief electoral officer 'hopeful' voters will show up at ballot box for Saskatoon Meewasin byelection

Saskatchewan’s chief electoral officer says he is hopeful there will be a good turnout for the upcoming byelection in Saskatoon Meewasin.

“Traditionally, byelections have had a lower turnout rate, and that may be the case in this particular byelection,” said Michael Boda on Thursday. 345 more words

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Liberals bungled electoral reform

Breaking your signature election promise to “make every vote count” is bad enough.

But for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to announce he was breaking his vow to overhaul how Canadians vote by slipping the announcement into the mandate letter he sent to his new Minister of Democratic Institutions — suddenly a lame-duck portfolio — smacks of a cowardly breakup by text message. 401 more words

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Elections Sask. report shows 94.1 per cent of eligible voters were registered, but voter turnout was only 53.5 per cent

A new Elections Saskatchewan report shows 94.1 per cent of Saskatchewan residents eligible to vote were registered, but turnout of eligible voters was only 53.5 per cent. 498 more words

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