The Twitter generation is engaged and deserves a say
By the time advanced voting was closed at 11am this morning, 55,659 New Democrats had cast ballots in the leadership race. Based on a total party membership of approximately 132,000,
Our voter-turnout figures are low by historical standards partly because we lowered the voting age in 1970. Why would lowering it again fix things?
Ilona Dougherty argues that civics classes aren’t the answer and again stresses the need to actively court young voters the way other age groups are courted.
So what does work?
Frank Graves considers the ramifications of declining voter turnout.
Have we passed the brink from democracy to oligarchy? While on pattern with a disturbing downward trajectory in voter participation, this
While pollsters try to adjust for the demographics of voting, Ilona Dougherty defends the young non-voter.
You’ve probably heard the rote statistic about how only 37 per cent of Canadians
Apathy is Boring’s Ilona Dougherty wrote this before election day, so now it seems prescient.
Why are young Canadians today casting ballots at approximately half the rate they did in
Elections Canada reports on the turnout at last weekend’s advance polls.
According to the preliminary figures, 2,056,001 electors voted at the advance polls in this federal general election. This is
Sarah Millar asks an important question: will vote mobs mean actual votes?
Small said part of the reason she doesn’t think the current online push will translate to more voters
Makes about as much sense as lowering it to 16