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Electoral Reform committee matches public opinion with calls for proportionality, referendum

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate December 1, 2016 – The Special Committee on Electoral Reform delivered its final report on Dec. 1, recommending that Canada consider adopting an electoral system based on proportional representation, and that Canadians be asked to vote on

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Battle of the ballots: Two alternate voting systems seen as competitive to First Past the Post

Canadians like proportionality of MMP and LPR; prefer STV and RUPR less November 29, 2016 – Even as Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef appears to be stepping back from her party’s own campaign vow that the October 2015 federal election

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Canadians say it’s easier for men to get elected, but see both sexes as equally good leaders

More people think Hillary Clinton’s gender has helped her career than hurt it July 25, 2016 – As Hillary Clinton makes history this week by becoming the first woman to receive a major party’s nomination for U.S. president, a new

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How close is the 2015 election? Historically close

August 19, 2015 – With nearly every national poll showing a tight, three-way race between the Conservatives, Liberals, and New Democrats heading into this October’s election, it’s worth noting just how historic such a result would be. Historically, Canadian elections

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Election 2015: Tracking the Issues and the Polls

  August 19, 2015 – This 2015 election period, the Angus Reid Institute is presenting an ongoing summary and analysis of published polls in the current Canadian federal election. Because of the diversity of polling methods, we categorize published polls under

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Federal Politics: the ‘Mulcair Moment’ gains momentum as NDP leader virtually ties Harper on who would make best PM

Latest voting intention numbers put NDP in first place as party to form government while Liberals plunge.   June 16, 2015 – With 124 days to go until an expected federal election, the New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP)’s Thomas

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