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Old 09-17-2008, 12:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Benzo View Post
Unlike Americans, we as a country seem to take a passive approach to elections. We will be going to the polls in Oct I believe, but you wouldnt know it from the party websites.

Is there a complete disconnect between, the importance of elections the way the Canadian media, and general population view them.

I don't want to turn this into who we should vote for, however I am sure, LX, CG, Cotrane, Mike T.O and myself will blow this board up a little later about it.

(On that note, Mike I would like to have a "defeat the socialists in our forum" meeting next Tuesday)

My Questions is why in Canada, especially, the 18-28 age groups does no-one seem to care??
In my case, there never seems to be any choice, only vote for a party, never really an individual.

If we had a say in who runs for each party then I would tend to vote more often.
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