Elections

Podcast
May 4, 2017
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They're having an election in B.C.

rabble radio
B.C. has long been known for its polarized politics. This election is no exception. Listen to a roundup of the issues as Canada's West Coast heads towards its May 9 election.
Blog
Feb 10, 2016
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Bernie Sanders a radical? Only in America.

Gerry Caplan
Yet the excitement he's been generating regularly across the U.S. was never once triggered by the NDP during all those election months last year. New Democrats await their Bernie still.
Blog
Oct 30, 2015
Vote

Election 2015: The triumph of voter engagement

Christopher Majka
The key to electoral success in 2015 was voter engagement. Had turnout not increased, Stephen Harper's voter suppression strategy would have triumphed yet again. 2015 marks a victory for democracy.
Blog
Oct 26, 2015
The breaking wave

Election 2015: What happened in Atlantic Canada?

Christopher Majka
Although all the seats in Atlantic Canada in the 2015 election were won by the Liberal Party, on closer examination a number of fascinating electoral trends are apparent. What lessons do they provide?
Blog
Sep 29, 2015
Political Horse Race

Poll-itics: The mystic numerology of opinion polls

Christopher Majka
If politics is about choice, then polling data helps discern the political lay of the human landscape. If we want to create change we need to understand where we stand. Such knowledge is power.

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