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Minimizing the Conservative electoral fraud scandal

That 2011 voter-suppression scandal, the "robocalls" fraud: it was all smoke and mirrors, right? So how could Harper's Conservatives have organized a fraud that never happened?

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After the Conservatives orchestrated widespread electoral fraud against voters in the 2011 election their legal bills from the court challenge are being paid by taxpayers.

Harper's election reforms make voter suppression easier

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In the name of clamping down on "voter fraud," the Conservatives have brought in election reforms that will actually make it easier for voter suppression to go undetected in the future.

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Stage is set for more voter fraud in next election

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If you're a low-level political operative, the conviction of Conservative party staffer Michael Sona for his role in the robocall scandal may well have deterred you from committing voter fraud in the future.

But if you're a high-level political operative, the outcome of Sona's trial probably left you emboldened.

With a federal election looming, the stage is set for more voter fraud. But this time there's very little chance we'll ever find out about it, due to changes the Conservatives have made in Canada's election laws.


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The Elections Canada report: it's worse than whitewashing

With both hands tied behind its back, Elections Canada could not access evidence of deliberate vote suppression in 2011. That's not quite the exoneration that the Conservatives are claiming.

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