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“Low Voter Turnout” “58%”, update: “59.1%”

October 15, 2008
Dear Member of Parliament for * *, *
“Conservatives do better with a high voter turnout”. – the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper
I was curious about this mysterious and unexplained phenomena of “low voter turnout” in Canadian elections. I checked with the governments official statistics web page and looked for any record of voter turnouts during national elections.
Seems there is some and there really is no such “phenomena” or any “mystery” that points to any kind of “declining voter turnout” since confederation and the election of the first prime minister in 1867.
Other than what I would guess to be an expected decline due to having so many elections consecutively over such a short period of time which could likely leave some people feeling they would rather stay home, I would be one of those people but this year I forced myself.
There is some decline showing in the record of voters going to the polls but only over the last five years and that should be very obvious that this is not a trend.
We do not need this kind of rhetoric being promoted by the government on to the citizens of this country.
Canadians need to be told the truth, there is no real “decline in voter turnout” and contrary to the opinions of our governments and since the confederation of this country in 1867.
Sincerely Yours,
*
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*, Ontario, Canada
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Update: 1891-1898 only about 54% averaged, of Canadians bothered to vote. Don’t our elected professionals have access to this kind of data, poor things, they must need another pay raise.

O look they even held a referendum in 1898 , only 44% bothered to turnout. Surely a crises in democracy must have ensued.

I’ve heard the other “leaders” in Canada’s government telling us this same rhetoric.

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October 15, 2008 Posted by | Canadian Politics, Miscellaneous | , , , | 6 Comments

Another, Letter to the Governor General

October 15, 2008

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaƫlle Jean
Governor General of Canada
Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A1

Telephone: (613) 993-8200
Toll-free: 1 (800) 465-6890
Fax: (613) 998-8760

Email: info@gg.ca

A Respectful Government for Canada

I beg of you to actually do your job and have the traitor Gilles Duceppe MP Leader of the Bloc Quebecois in Canada arrested for sedition by the authority granted you as representative of the crown in this country.

To allow Gilles Duceppe MP to escape this justice would expose Canada to policies that the majority of Canadians clearly do not want. They could diminish Canadian sovereignty and further undermine the supportive social programs and civil liberties that Canadians citizens have come to enjoy.

Or you should resign your office if not for ethical reasons then under threat of facing similar charges.

Gilles Duceppe MP said tonight (and this morning being the 15th) on cpac television that he had “won a majority”. He has usurped his authority as a member of parliament broken his sworn oath and should be removed from the house of commons and the parliament of Canada.

Yours for a free and democratic Canada,

* *
*, Ontario ( my name and location)

P.S.Abortion doctors that “defy the lawshould go to prison with Gilles Duceppe MP and not receive the country’s highest honours.

Bye, bye, Michael Jean

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