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Losing Sask. candidates consider recount requests in tight election races

REGINA – There were two extremely close races in the federal election in Saskatchewan that saw the NDP slip ahead slightly to be victorious, but their opponents are now questioning the wins. 287 more words


Voting issues emerge at Greater Toronto Area polling stations on election day

TORONTO – Polling stations are open across the Greater Toronto Area but some voters are encountering roadblocks.

A handful of voters in the riding of Toronto-St. 259 more words


Egypt attempts to boost election turnout with a half-day off

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities granted government workers a half-day off on Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s election for the first legislature since a chamber dominated by Islamists was dissolved by a court ruling in 2012. 694 more words

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Some South Okanagan-Similkameen residents must leave town to cast ballot

KEREMEOS — Keremeos resident Rosalie Jefferson was stunned when she got a voter’s card, directing her to vote in another community for the federal election. Most residents will be able to vote at the local Legion, but Jefferson and her neighbours’ polling station is at the Hedley Seniors Centre Society. 306 more words


What are Forms 14 and 15?

Media pundits have been raging on about forms 14 and 15, after the judicial commission furthered its inquiry into the alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections. 486 more words


Election Expenses JJ Fraser of Blantyre

I was surprised on TWO counts to see this record in 1935 of a miner standing for parliamentary elections. Also due to his level of expenses, which in… 85 more words

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Marriage Equality & Presidents

On the day of the Marriage Equality and Presidential referendums my colleague Julie Flavin and I visited a rural polling station to record a vox pop ‘exit poll’. 216 more words