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  Canadian federal election, 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
On election day, polling times were arranged to allow results from most provinces to be announced more or less simultaneously, with the exception of Atlantic Canada, whose results were known before the close of polling in other provinces.
Although on the eve of the election the party was polling slightly ahead of the Liberals everywhere west of Quebec, it had dropped in support, polling behind or an par with Liberals everywhere except Alberta and British Columbia, where it held onto its traditional support.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2004_Canadian_election   (2428 words)

 Encyclopedia: Canadian federal election, 2004
The Canadian federal election of 1993 was held on October 25th, 1993.
The election was called by new Progressive Conservative Party leader Kim Campbell near the end of her party's five year mandate.
The 1988 election had been almost wholly focused on the issue of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, and similarly the 1993 election was preceded by the agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Canadian-federal-election,-2004   (908 words)

 Canadian federal election - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elections can be called by the ruling party at any time and must be called within five years of the last election.
Canadian election turn-out is generally higher than that in the United States but lower than in most European nations.
The next Canadian election is expected in the spring of 2004.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Canadian_federal_election   (761 words)

 2004 Federal Election
In the 2000 federal election, according to a study by Jon Pammett and Lawrence LeDuc, more than 80% of people over 65 voted; only 22% of people between 18 and 20 voted.
The Canadian website www.electionprediction.org attempts to predict the outcome of Canadian elections, riding by riding; in the 2004 federal election, as of June 19, more than 100 ridings (out of 308) are listed as "too close to call."
The Conservative plan: have the Auditor General review all federal spending; an Ethics Commissioner appointed by Parliament (not just reporting to Parliament); fixed election dates; an elected Senate; all votes except the budget to be free votes; prevent parties from bypassing the candidate nomination process.
www.geocities.com /rwvong/future/election2004.html   (3992 words)

 2004 Canadian Election Results
The 2004 election results provide an interesting setup for the current elections, since 58 seats were won with 5% margins or less.
While much has been made of the recent decline in voter turnout, it is important to view the historical turnout trends for a full perspective.
Election night on June 28th brought a very different result from the what the polls had led everyone to believe.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/2004-results.html   (454 words)

 Women’s Representation After The 2004 Federal Election :: Canadian Democratic Movement :: Alternative News Media on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is the barest increase from the total of 20.6% reached in both the 2000 and 1997 federal elections.
According to Elections Canada, 1,685 candidates ran in the 2004 federal election.
The last federal election was marked by a tight race between the Conservatives and Liberals.
www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca /displayarticle476.html   (780 words)

 Astrological notes on the 2004 Canadian Federal election
This election will be about health care, war and defence, and acceptance of refugees and immigrants; the Parliament elected here will be charged with leading us out of a morass of scandals and complicated issues, into a situation of material security.
One significant issue for the Canadian health care system is the idea of citizens being allowed to purchase their own health care services separate from the government-provided system, and the Jupiter/Uranus opposition highlights the tension caused by that issue.
Harper's natal Saturn is on the election's Ascendant, his natal Neptune is on the Midheaven, and his natal Mars is on the election's Descendant.
ansuz.sooke.bc.ca /astrology/election04.php   (9198 words)

 OMPP - 2004 Canadian Federal Election Newspaper Content Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Building on the dataset collected by the OMPP for the 2004 federal campaign, the OMPP is collecting an analysing data during the 2006 federal election campaign.
Each day of the campaign, beginning Tuesday November 29th, we are coding all federal election stories in the main news sections of seven major Canadian dailies.
OMPP releases on federal election coverage are based on a content analysis of a representative sample of major Canadian dailies: the Globe and Mail, National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Toronto Star, La Presse and Le Devoir.
www.ompp.mcgill.ca /pages/2006election.htm   (962 words)

 ipedia.com: Canadian federal election, 2004 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This election also marked the debut of the new Conservative Party of Canada and Progressive Canadian Party, and the return of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada and Libertarian Party of Canada.
At one point, most pundits had expected an election in the late spring, but the emergence of issues such as the inquiry into the sponsorship scandal likely delayed the call.
Although on the eve of the election the party was polling slightly ahead of the Liberals everywhere west of Quebec, it had dropped in support, polling behind or at par with Liberals everywhere except Alberta and British Columbia, where it held onto its traditional support.
www.ipedia.com /canadian_federal_election__2004.html   (3641 words)

 2004 Canadian Federal Election Forecaster
Because the federal election system is based on "first-past-the-post", prediction of the election result in terms of the seats distribution in the Legislative Assembly must be based on a prediction of the election result in each constituency.
However, applying this simple voter migration matrix to the 2000 election results is a crude way of forecasting the outcome of the 2004 election.
Second, it does not reflect the possibility that 2000 voters opt to abstain in 2004, or abstainers in 2000 opt to vote in 2004.
esm.ubc.ca /CA04/forecast.html   (358 words)

 The Atlas of Canada - The 38th Federal Election, Provisional Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This map shows the provisional results of the 38th Federal Election, held on June 28, 2004.
The candidate's name is the same as that used for his or her registration with Elections Canada, with the exception that for incumbents (members who had also been members of the 37th Parliament), the style used for their name is that used on the Parliamentary Web site.
When the election results become official (approximately three months after Election Day), the map will be updated and additional information will be shown in Get Statistics.
atlas.gc.ca /site/english/maps/reference/elections/election2004   (303 words)

 The Oracle Of Ottawa-Government_Election2004
Canadians involved in such swaps hope to defeat the reigning Liberals in as many ridings as possible, and some candidates are well aware of the arrangements.
A study released by Elections Canada in 2003 about the reasons for declining voter turnout indicated that 39 per cent of this age group did not cast a ballot because of a lack of interest about the election.
The plan, whose status may be affected by the election, largely neglects the user side of the balance equation by focusing chiefly on the compensation and protection afforded to creators.
www.oracleofottawa.org /Government_CanElection2004.htm   (15469 words)

 Owen Minns - Politics with Pointers
Canadians from coast to coast to coast voted at more than 65 k polls across Canada on 2004-06-28-Monday in a federal general election.
The date for this local-level showdown was set long in advance, and claims of overshadowing by the Ontario provincial election proved unfounded.
Sufficient numbers of Ontarians learnt from their mistakes in the past two general elections (in 1995 and 1999), and the inept, incorrigable, incumbent Tories were ousted, the result was a huge Liberal majority.
minns.ca /owen/politics.php   (492 words)

 Election 2004
Celebrating his party's showing in the federal election, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says a message has been sent to Ottawa.
Once again, the result of a Canadian federal election was decided before people in B.C. had finished voting.
Canadians from across the country share their thoughts on the election.
www.ctv.ca /mini/election2004   (452 words)

 Canadian National Chinese Council: 2004 Federal Election Questionnaire
The Chinese Canadian National Council (CCNC) today released the responses from four political parties to its 2004 election questionnaire.
CCNC is concerned over the lack of attention given to anti-racism issues in this federal election campaign.
The Chinese Canadian National Council (CCNC) is a national non-profit organization working to promote social justice, equality and civic participation for all Canadians.
www.ccnc.ca /election   (466 words)

 biology - Canadian federal election, 2004
A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Voter turnout nationwide was 60.9% the lowest it has ever been in the history of Canada [1], with 13,683,570 out of 22,466,621 registered voters casting their ballots.
Voter turn out would have been even lower in 2004, but the Green Party of Canada's 4.3% showing brought hundreds of thousands of new voters into the electoral process.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/2004_Canadian_election   (2258 words)

 Canadian Election 2004 · Canadian Federal Election 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Federal, Provincial and Municipal Elections 2003 and 2004
The bumper crop of elections this fall is a chance for concerned voters to push for clean air, clean water and other environmental improvements.
Attend this workshop and (1) learn how to raise the profile of environmental issues with candidates; (2) find out how to keep politician s accountable after the lawn signs are gone; (3) meet other York Region residents who are concerned about development, gridlock, water quality and pesticides.
www.planetfriendly.net /election/portal.html   (691 words)

 2006 Federal Election Links - Canadian Social Research Links
Canadians have indicated consistently we want two things in health care: A publicly insured system that provides care and promotes health, there for people based on their need, not their ability to pay.
With the Canadian federal election coming in January, I will be providing an ongoing analysis of the party leaders' hand movements during their speeches and debates.
Canadians from all points on the political spectrum, all regions and all walks of life are joining FVC to demand a fair voting system – a fundamental requirement for healthy representative democracy and government accountability."
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /politics.htm   (4663 words)

 Federal Election 2006 (Canadian Union of Public Employees)
We believe it is an attempt to bribe Canadians with their own money, and distract voters from what REALLY matters to working families: like investing in improved health care, education, affordable housing, and protection for children and seniors.
The idea of “strategic voting” has come up during the election campaign, the notion being that the best way to stave off the Conservatives is to vote for the Liberals.
Be the person who comes closest to guessing the seat counts in the Jan. 23, 2006 federal election and win a CUPE leather jacket.
election.cupe.ca   (1071 words)

 Canadian Islamic Congress
Exit Poll for Eligible Canadian Muslim Voters: The CIC special exit poll for Canadian Muslims who are eligible to vote in this year's federal election.
What follows are maps of the top 101 federal ridings with largest Muslim population.
Maps are compiled by the Canadian Islamic Congress based on Elections Canada data.
www.canadianislamiccongress.com /election2004   (127 words)

 Federal Election 2004
On the 28th of June, if we are to follow the turnout of 2000, 54% of Canadians citizens aged 18 and up, will cast a ballot.
His Biggest challenge was a reformed Reform Party, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance, headed by Stockwell ‘Doris’ Day.
In Quebec, sovereignist support for the Bloc Québécois was on the way down from the 1995 referendum, and their decline continued from the losses in 1997.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/108851   (550 words)

 StreamLine :: Main Page
We've extended the free blog offer for 2004 all Canadian Federal Election Candidates to June 21, 2004.
As I checked out the excellent BlogsCanada directory of Canadian Federal Election 2004 candidate websites yesterday looking for "real blogs" with RSS files for MPRating, I realized that the only way to get the candidates to blog would be to do something disruptive.
For those who don't want to reserve their own domain name or to go through the hassle of reserving your domain name (hard to believe but buying and setting up a domain name is still a hassle in 2004), Blogware resellers will set up your blog as a subdomain of the reseller's domain.
www.streamlinewebco.com /blog/_archives/2004/5   (4749 words)

 Canada Election · Canadian Federal Election · Federal Election Canada · Canada's Federal Election Resource
Read about the headlines and events which lead up to the 2004 election campaign.
Is the outcome of the 2004 Federal Election positive or negative for Canada?
Canada 2004, the 'Site', is an independent website about the upcoming federal election in Canada.
www.nodice.ca /election2004   (422 words)

 Election 2004 - CANADA - home index page
Yet the federal election in 2000 had the lowest turnout in 75 years.
In Ontario, the 2003 election had one of the lowest rates of any province with just under 57% of eligible voters.
But we believe that the reasons for low rates of participation in elections are more complicated than this.
dawn.thot.net /election2004   (1369 words)

 Election 2004 - CANADA - Tools & Resources index page
News Release: "OTTAWA, Sunday, May 23, 2004 - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Jean-Pierre Kingsley, directed today the returning officers in Canada's 308 federal electoral districts to conduct the election of a member of the House of Commons.
Election day for the 38th federal general election, set by the Governor in Council, will be Monday, June 28, 2004."
Each of the links below offers a plethora of election 2004 information, some of it repetitive, but with different angles and insights.
dawn.thot.net /election2004/tr.htm   (644 words)

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