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Fair Elections Act Survey

The Fair Elections Act is will reform elections in Canada.  This survey will guage opinion on some of the key points.

 

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Fair Elections Act - Limited Debate

Was the Conservative's motion to limit debate on the Fair Elections Act reasonable?

6

Votes

The Conservatives should not have limited debate on this contested bill.
0

Votes

This bill should be pushed forward quickly so that politicians can get back to running the country.
0

Votes

Undecided
New:
1 Votes left

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Learn more about the Fair Elections Act - Limited Debate

 

Chief Electoral Officer

Is it a problem that the Chief Electoral Officer was not consulted about the act and does not approve of the changes?

4

Votes

The Chief Electoral Officer is the non-partisan voice of Elections Canada and should have been consulted.
1

Vote

The Chief Electoral Officer is not an elected official and shouldn't influence law.
0

Votes

Undecided.
New:
1 Votes left

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Learn more about the Fair Elections Act - Chief Elections Officer

 

Vouching At Elections

Should the practice of "Vouching", whereby a registered resident of a district can take an oath for another member of the community who has no ID, be eliminated?

3

Votes

Vouching must be kept because it allows those who cannot get ID to participate in the electoral process which is their right.
1

Vote

Vouching should be eliminated as the practice can lead to voter fraud and change election results.
0

Votes

Undecided
New:
1 Votes left

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Learn more about the Fair Elections Act - Vouching 

 

Elections Canada and Voter Turnout

Should Elections Canada have the right to create campaigns to improve voter turnout?

5

Votes

Yes, every vote matters and non-partisan calls for participation are important for democracy.
0

Votes

No, only politicians should encourage people to vote.
0

Votes

Undecided
New:
1 Votes left

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Learn more about the Fair Elections Act - Elections Canada and Turnout


Fair Elections Act

Will the Fair Elections Act improve Canadian Elections?

4

Votes

No, it will make elections less fair.
0

Votes

Yes, it will make elections more fair.
0

Votes

It won't make a difference.
0

Votes

Undecided.
New:
1 Votes left

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 Learn more about the Fair Elections Act

 

 

References

1.     http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/election-reform-bill-an-affront-to-democracy-marc-mayrand-says-1.2527635?cmp=fbtl

2      http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/02/06/fair-elections-act_n_4740122.html

3.     http://www.ottawacitizen.com/touch/story.html?id=9472219

4.     http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/election-reform-bill-gets-an-a-minus-from-ex-election-chief-1.2523345

5.     http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/harper-wants-make-it-harder-you-vote-2015

6.     http://democraticreform.gc.ca/

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