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  canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Canadian federal elections are nation-wide votes that are held to decide who will govern Canada.
Elections are generally held in either the fall or spring.
Canadian election turn-out is generally higher than that in the United States but lower than in most European nations.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Canadian_federal_election   (916 words)

 Canadian federal election results (1940-1959) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian federal election, 1940 - 19th General Election
Canadian federal election, 1945 - 20th General Election
Canadian federal election, 1958 - 24th General Election
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election_results_(1940-1959)   (221 words)

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The 1945 Canadian election was the 20th General Election in Canadian history.
The federal election was the first since the victory of the
Saskatchewan and many predicted a major breakthrough for the CCF nationally with the party expected to win 70 to 100 seats, possibly even enough to form a minority government but it was not to be and the party only won 28 seats.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1945_Canadian_election   (171 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2004 - Daily Answer - Answer Reference Shelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Elections Canada recently recommended that federal legislation be changed to allow people to officially decline their ballots, and for that to be recorded alongside spoiled ballots so that the public will know how many people are making a peaceful protest against the process.
Elections Canada commissioned an academic study on youth voters, then used the results to come up with a cutting-edge series of ads aimed at young Canadians and a special section of its website designed to quickly answer the most frequent questions of young voters.
The Elections Canada website says an inmate's home riding is considered to be the place he or she lived before being imprisoned, or the house of a spouse, common-law partner, relative or friend with whom the voting inmate would usually live.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/dailyanswer/answerweekone.html   (13766 words)

 Canadian_federal_election,_2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000.
The election was regarded as a great success by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and the Liberal Party, but a failure for every other party.
On election night, controversy arose when a CBC producer's gratuitously sexist comment about Stockwell Day's daughter-in-law, Juliana Thiessen Day, was accidentally broadcast on the Canadian networks' pooled election feed from Day's riding.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Canadian_federal_election,_2000   (686 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the 29 years after Canadian confederation, the Liberals were consigned to opposition, with the exception of one stint in government.
The 1988 Canadian election was notable for John Turner's strong opposition to the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement negotiated by Tory Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
In the June 28th, 2004 federal election, Paul Martin was re-elected as the Prime Minister of Canada, despite fierce competition from Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/liberal_party_of_canada.html   (1953 words)

 Realigning election - Biocrawler definition:Realigning election - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This election marked the final downfall of the Whigs (who had sputtered throughout the 1850s) and the ascendence of the United States Republican Party.
Lincoln's election was the proximate cause of secession and his efforts to keep the nation united led to the American Civil War.
After the election, Soong founded the People First Party, which attracted members from the KMT and the pro-unification New Party, which was by that time beginning to fade.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Realigning_election   (1860 words)

 Canadian_federal_election,_1874   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Canadian federal election of 1874 was held on January 22, 1874, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
The Tories were unable to recover from the scandal and lost the election as a result.
The election was the first to use secret ballots in Canada.
www.condominiumwebsites.com /search.php?title=Canadian_federal_election,_1874   (233 words)

 CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION, 1940 FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Canadian federal election of 1940 was the 19th general election in Canadian history.
The election was overshadowed by the Second_World_War, which caused many Canadians to rally around the government.
Though Manion was personally opposed to conscription, the Liberals faced intense pressure in Quebec on the question and promised not to institute the measure.
www.bellabuds.com /Canadian_federal_election,_1940   (287 words)

 DPLS: Internet Crossroads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Previous Canadian Election Studies for 1984, 1988 and 1993 can be downloaded at the Institute for Social Research (under Downloads); 1965, 1968, 1972 and 1974 are available from ICPSR (subscription required) under the titles Canadian Federal Election Study and Canadian National Election Study.
The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries.
The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats.
dpls.dacc.wisc.edu /newcrossroads/links.asp?cat=Elections   (2159 words)

 Elections BC -- Important Dates in BC Election History
Canadian citizenship recognized as qualification in addition to being a British subject (SBC 1947 c.47).
Voters in the general election approve a referendum providing a mechanism to recall sitting Members and to bring citizen initiatives before the Legislature or to province-wide referendum.
Elections Amendment Act (SBC 1992 c.72) lowers the voting age to 18 from 19 and eases restrictions on voting day registration.
www.elections.bc.ca /general/history.html   (1224 words)

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Under new provisions of the Canada Elections Act that took effect on May 14, 2004, the party need only nominate one candidate in order to qualify for
Conservative Party of Canada, the Progressive Canadian Party was formed by former Progressive Conservatives who opposed the merger.
The new party's official logo and initials are similar to that of the old party, apparently in an effort to capitalize on the well known PC brand name.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Progressive_Canadian_Party   (286 words)

Table 4 shows that Canadians are profoundly divided over whether or not there is a “right to own a firearm.” A majority (58%) of those who have an opinion think that Canadians should have the right to own a firearm, while a minority (42%) disagree, often strongly.
It is important to point out that Canadian firearm owners are not insisting upon the “right to keep and bear arms,” as are their American cousins, but they are merely asking for the privilege to continue to own and use firearms within a framework of laws.
Canadians are also profoundly divided over their beliefs about the effectiveness of further gun legislation.
www.saf.org /JFPP10ch1.htm   (6895 words)

 Timeline 1945
1945 Jan 30, The German liner "Wilhelm Gustloff" sank in the Baltic Sea between the Bay of Danzig and the Danish island of Bornholm.
1945 Sep 10, Vidkun Quisling was sentenced to death in Norway for collaborating with the Nazis.
1945 Oct 24, The United Nations was born with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations at a San Francisco Conference chaired by the State Department’s Alger Hiss.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1945.HTML   (14803 words)

 Elections Canada On-Line | Past Elections
In the case of an election by acclamation, for instance, the number of registered electors on the lists for that electoral district was included in the total number of registered electors for some elections, but not for others.
Voter turnout figures have been corrected where appropriate: to estimate turnout in these cases, the total number of votes cast in a plural-member electoral district was divided by the number of members elected from that district (see Scarrow 1962).
This percentage rises to 70.9 when the number of electors on the lists is adjusted to account for electors who had moved or died between the enumeration for the 1992 referendum and the election of 1993, for which a separate enumeration was not carried out except in Quebec, as the 1992 electoral lists were reused.
www.elections.ca /content.asp?section=pas&document=turnout&lang=e&textonly=false   (368 words)

 HobbsOnline: 11/01/2002 - 11/30/2002
That's more than the federal civilian payload, about double the military force and three times the number of police on the street.
The Milwaukee Business Journal is reporting that, despite the election of Democrat Jim Doyle as the next governor of Wisconsin, http://milwaukee.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/stories/2002/11/18/story3.html">some are optimistic he will not resort to tax hikes to fill the gap.
During the election, the paper says, Huckabee "didn't promise to hold the line on taxes and even warned voters against the initiative to eliminate the sales tax on food and medicine, saying residents would end up paying the difference.
hobbsonline.blogspot.com /2002_11_01_hobbsonline_archive.html   (13331 words)

 USA-Presidents.Info - Franklin D. Roosevelt 12th State of the Union Address
At the present time we are using the inadequate tools at hand to do the best we can by such expedients as manpower ceilings, and the use of priority and other powers, to induce men and women to shift from non-essential to essential war jobs.
In the course of that campaign various references were made to "strife" between this Administration and the Congress, with the implication, if not the direct assertion, that this Administration and the Congress could never work together harmoniously in the service of the Nation.
This new year of 1945 can be the greatest year of achievement in human history.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/fdr-12.html   (7567 words)

 ID-200 Canadian politics guest lecture
For general gee gaws Canadian Tire (kind of a hardware cum sporting goods store cum five and dime) can't be beat, and Zeller's is the local champion fighting off the dreaded imperialists Wal Mart for the discount department store market.
The 'presidentialization' of the elections is occurring in Canada, as voters increasingly vote not for their local riding representative, but rather for the person s/he will support for the prime ministership.
More recently the Canadian Alliance was born in 2000, itself the child of the Reform Party (Reform was generally considered to be to the right politically, the link takes you to a Socialist perspective on the Reform to Canadian Alliance shift), which was created only in 1987.
webhost.bridgew.edu /gcandler/ID-200/home.htm   (2159 words)

 Elections - Key Internet Links
Inquiry into all aspects of the conduct of the 1996 Federal Election and matters related thereto: tabled 16 June 1997
Elections Canada: the Canadian agency responsible for the conduct of federal elections and referendums
Election Statistics: from the Office of the Clerk of the House
www.aph.gov.au /library/intguide/pol/polelect.htm   (356 words)

 Canada 2004 · Voter Turnout · Canadian Federal Election 2004
In many general elections, several electoral districts were won by acclamation, hence, no eligible voters nor actual votes were recorded.
Furthermore, in some of the more remote districts, votes were cast but no voters' lists had been prepared.
It does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites.
www.nodice.ca /election2004/voterturnout.html   (92 words)

Unlike their Federal counterparts, the floor debates of California legislators are rarely transcribed.
As a rule of thumb, the further back in time, the fewer materials are available for inspection.
Transcripts created before 1935 were rare and frequently became the property of the legislators.
lalaw.lib.ca.us /calleghist.html   (1059 words)

 History 431 (Fall 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In History 351 we shall explore themes in the development of Canadian political life from the late 19
Canadian Political Parties, 1867-1968:  A Historical Bibliography   JL 195 H44 1977
Canadian Periodical Index     AI 3 C3 America, History and Life:  A Guide to Periodical Literature   E 18 A52
hist.ucalgary.ca /courses/F2001/351L01.htm   (1173 words)

 Churchill (electoral district)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Churchill is a federal electoral district that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988.
In the last parliamentary session, she served as a member on the Standing Committee on Transport.
The NDP are likely to run Niki Ashton, daughter of Manitoba Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and cabinet minister Steve Ashton.
www.toshare.info /en/Nelson_(electoral_district).htm   (214 words)

 Finding Canadian statistics
In the interests of brevity, for Canadian sites which contain both English and French language resources, only English language sources are given here; most Canadian federal government Internet sites and some provincial sites include links to parallel French-language resources.
A small collection of Canadian social and macroeconomic statistics: key monthly and quarterly measures of economic performance, annual economic data, land area, plant and animal life, and environment, population traits and trends, education, culture, health, government finances, employment, justice, and elections.
Includes: dates of most recent general elections, number of candidates and political parties, number of polling stations, number of electors registered, voting results, number of valid votes by methods of voting, election expenses, cost of most recent general election in each jurisdiction.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/other/findcans.htm   (8719 words)

 Canadian Political Parties, Elections and Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Elections B.C. Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986
Election results of the 1991 provincial elections in B.C. British Columbia 1996 Provincial Election Forecaster
Election Results for General Election November 3, 1997
www.library.ubc.ca /poli/cpwebpr.html   (651 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2004 - Voter Toolkit - Election Quiz
Who was the first Canadian woman to be elected as a Member of Parliament?
What year was the following party slogan used in a federal election: "The Old Man, The Old Flag and the Old Party"?
Ways Canadians can get involved in the political process.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/voterstoolkit/takeourquiz3.html   (148 words)

 Political Sociology
In the future, 1996 may be recognized as the nation's first cybernetic election.
The Presidential Elections from 1860-1912 from HarpWeek featuring images from such periodicals as Harper's Weekly, Vanity Fair, and Puck, as well as from the Library of Congress political print collection.
The result: while in 1956 corporate income taxes accounted for 28% of all federal revenue, forty years later they were down to 10%.
www.trinity.edu /~mkearl/polisci.html   (1387 words)

Information obtained primarily from the Federal Election Commission includes: names, addresses, and contact people for party and non-party committees; a listing of all corporate PACs; ratings of the incumbents from the 95th and 96th Congress; and a ranking of the top 200 PACs for both the 1978 and 1980 election cycles.
A compilation of the basic facts about the United States divided into seven distinct areas (federal government, state politics, parties and elections, foreign affairs, armed forces, wealth revenue and taxation, and demographic information) with tabular data.
The Federal section is divided by Departments (i.e.
www.library.cornell.edu /olinuris/ref/greencards/P.htm   (6932 words)

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