Harper’s voter suppression plan: Coming soon to a polling station near you | rabble.ca

Posted: July 9, 2015 in Canadian Politics, Democracy, Elections

Stephen Harper’s re-election strategy depends on a lot of you not voting. And if you mess with his plan by showing up at the polling station on Election Day, he’s prepared for that, too: he’s made it a lot harder for you to vote.

The prime minister has made it so much harder that “many tens of thousands” of Canadians may be denied their constitutional right to cast a ballot in the upcoming federal election, according to Harry Neufeld, former chief electoral officer for British Columbia.

In fact, the number of disenfranchised Canadians could actually be much higher, based on the evidence from a pilot project run by Canada’s chief electoral officer, Marc Mayrand…

via Harper’s voter suppression plan: Coming soon to a polling station near you | rabble.ca.

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