strategic voting

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Oct 4, 2015
Anybody But Harper

The art and science of strategic voting

Christopher Majka
Albert Einstein famously said that the definition of insanity was "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." On that basis Canadians have an insane electoral system.
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May 22, 2015
Photo: flickr/ mtsrs

Strategic voting misreads parliamentary democracy

Karl Nerenberg
The Canadian parliament is not a U.S.-style Electoral College. Its purpose is not to select a prime minister. And having the largest number of seats does not mean you get to rule.
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May 21, 2015

It is time to ditch talk of 'strategic voting'

Karl Nerenberg
The new political and public opinion alignment significantly weakens the argument for holding one's nose and voting Liberal just to get rid of Harper.
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Apr 14, 2015

Is Harper's last day coming?

Michael Laxer
There may be many reasons to oppose strategic voting calls of one type or another -- but ensuring the defeat of Stephen Harper is not one of them.
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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.

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