Can you — or anyone else — give me one good reason why polling hours should be staggered for tonight’s byelections? I mean, does it really matter to the people of Vancouver Quadra if we get the results for Toronto Centre two hours before their polls close?
I understand – well, grudgingly understand, at least – the reason behind the byzantine polling schedules during a general election — BC gets cranky when the networks call it twenty minutes after the Ontario results come in — but this is just silly.
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