voting patterns

Mar 1, 2015

Catch 22 Campaign website shutting down

Gary Shaul
The Catch 22 Campaign was one of several strategic voting initiatives in the 2011 federal election. C22 will not be doing a repeat in 2015.
Feb 17, 2015

How Stephen Harper holds his own

However dangerous and twisted the Conservatives have been in government, Stephen Harper has delivered for his supporters. It is what makes him such a serious threat to repeat in government.
Jan 16, 2015
Photo: Roland Tanglao/flickr

Is the time right to discuss electoral reform?

Linda McQuaig
The momentum is building towards a more democratic electoral system based on proportional representation. Can we seize this opportunity this election?
Feb 20, 2014

Liberals are celebrating, but who has momentum?

Karl Nerenberg
If pundits and reporters insist on quoting public opinion polls, as though they have meaning, they should take the time to analyze them -- all of them -- very carefully.
May 11, 2011

Breaking down vote splitting in this election

Ken Boessenkool and Brian Topp
Those in the Liberal Party and some of their apologists have tried to de-legitimize the election outcomes by pointing to vote splitting. But that is not the story of this election.
May 10, 2011

The perils of 'strategic' voting

Erin Weir
In every federal election that I can remember, the Liberals have appealed for strategic voting. A major flaw in this logic is that relatively few ridings are close Liberal-Conservative races.
May 10, 2011

Reflection on the election

Andrew Jackson
The bottom line for me is that the NDP, if they are to gain a majority, will have to retain the new Quebec base and turn about 50 of their many second-place finishes in English Canada into wins.


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