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Changes to voting system leave Canada worse off
How did we end up with this convoluted and discriminatory method of voting when we once had perhaps the best method in the world - door-to-door enumeration and no hard-to-get voter ID requirement?
GOP Creates Perverse Online Voter Registration, Making It Harder for People to Vote
The bill will ultimately reduce voting by senior citizens, people with disabilities and minorities.
How to Rig an Election
Election fraud in the United States in the era of computerized voting machines controlled and programmed by far-right corporate executives.
Letter to a Progressive Democrat: Against The Current vol. 110
Dear Progressive Democrat: I voted for Ralph Nader in 2000 and I'm proud of it. You voted for Nader and you regret it (or, you voted for Gore, even though you liked Nader better).
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 24, 2015: Voter Suppression
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Featuring information and articles related to the October 19, 2015 Canadian election. The topic of the week is Voter Suppression, with articles about voter suppression in Canada and the United States.
Rolling Back Reconstruction: Against The Current vol. 159
The 'Reconstruction Amendments” — the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the United States Constitution — are targeted in many of the Tea Party and far-right Republican campaigns against the rights of ...
A Short History of Black Voter Suppression
The Right's organized movement to suppress the votes of African Americans and Latin Americans, and the urban and rural poor by means of the passing of voter ID (Poll Tax) laws in states receives no me...
Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper
The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds-of-thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. But efforts to help people...
Voter ID Laws, Voter Fraud: Against The Current vol. 133
The close primary election inside the Democratic Party between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton shows that every vote counts. The fiasco in the 2000 presidential election because of “hanging chads” al...
Why aren't people voting?
There is much ado about "voter apathy", with a focus on young people, who in creative and desperate ways are urged and "mobbed" to vote. Unfortunately, much of this effort is barking up the wrong tree...
October 19, 2015 is Voting Day: Are You Registered To Vote?
Sources News Release
Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca or call Elections Canada at 1-800-463-6868. You can register in advance until October 13 at 6 pm local time. After that, you must regi...