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  Election Resources on the Internet / Recursos Electorales en la Internet
Federal Elections in Brazil has the results of the 1998, 2002 and 2006 general elections, as well as an overview of the Brazilian electoral system.
The Canadian electoral system is described in Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons, with results of general elections held in Canada from 1993 to 2006.
Elections to the New Zealand House of Representatives and Elections to the German Bundestag describe the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) representation system used in both countries, with results of parliamentary elections held in New Zealand from 1996 to 2005 and in Germany from 1972 to 2005.
electionresources.org   (1559 words)

  
  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   (2383 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1993   (2613 words)

  
 canadian federal election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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, 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000.
The election was regarded as a great success by Prime Minister Jean Chr├ętien 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.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Canadian_federal_election,_2000   (751 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The 1988 Canadian federal election was an election largely fought on a single issue: the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement.
The election was the last for Canada's Social Credit movement: the party won no seats, and insignificant portion of the popular vote.
The election was held November 21, 1988, and 76% of eligible voters cast a ballot.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/c/ca/canadian_federal_election__1988.html   (333 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1867 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Canadian federal election of 1867, held on September 20th, was the first election for the new nation of Canada.
As it was, Brown ran concurrently for seats in the Ontario legislature and the Canadian House of Commons and hoped to become Premier of Ontario.
Elections held in the previous year in the Provinces of Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia focussed on the issue of whether or not to form a confederation.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Canadian_federal_election,_1867   (476 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1997 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Commentators on election night even predicting a minority government, although the Liberals were secure in forming the next administration due to a divided opposition.
1997 was one of only two elections in Canadian history (the other was 1993) where the official Opposition did not have the majority of the opposition's seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1997   (498 words)

  
 ISUMA : Unsteady State: The 1997 Canadian Federal Election
Their modest vote loss between 1993 and 1997 was very typical of parties in power (three points, exactly the median for the 16 Canadian elections since 1949).
There is no evidence in the Canadian election survey of voters punishing the Liberals for their shift to the right (as exemplified by cuts to social programs in order to eliminate the deficit).
Perhaps the tight focus on the 1997 election was achieved at some cost to a fuller and more probing examination of the historical context for the election.
www.isuma.net /v01n02/bickerton/bickerton_e.shtml   (1762 words)

  
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The Correlates and Consequences of Anti-Partyism in the 1997 Canadian Election
We show that in the 1997 Canadian election perceptions of the local race in the constituency did affect the vote, but not perceptions of the race for who would form the government and the official opposition.
The paper uses the 1997 Canadian Election Study (CES) to determine whether there were significant dynamics in the 1997 Canadian election and to provide an assessment of the two key events of the campaign: the televised leader debates and the "Quebec" Reform ad.
www.ces-eec.umontreal.ca /publications1997.html   (3478 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 2004 biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004.
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, where 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 at par with Liberals everywhere except Alberta and British Columbia, where it held onto its traditional support.
www.biography.ms /2004_Canadian_election.html   (2139 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1997
In the 1997 Canadian election held on June 2, 1997, Jean Chr├ętien's Liberal Party of Canada won a second majority government.
The Liberals swept Ontario, the Bloc took much of Quebec, and much of the west was won by Reform, particularly its Alberta base.
Independent member John Nunziata, who had been expelled from the Liberal Party for opposing the GST, was reelected in his riding in Toronto.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/c/ca/canadian_federal_election__1997.html   (302 words)

  
 Canadian federal election, 1984 biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The 1984 Canadian federal election was called on July 4, 1984, and held on September 4 of that year.
The election was won fought almost entirely on the record of the governing Liberals.
The election was a landslide victory for the Progressive Conservatives.
www.biography.ms /1984_Canadian_election.html   (378 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   (9123 words)

  
 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Canadian conservatism has historically more closely resembled that which is practised in the United Kingdom and Europe than in the United States.
As was common amongst 19th century conservative movements, Canadian Tories opposed the rollback of government intervention in social and economic matters advocated by the liberals of the era.
It was with this background that Mulroney fought and won the Canadian federal election, 19881988 election on the issue of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement/.
www.infothis.com /find/Progressive_Conservative_Party_of_Canada   (2902 words)

  
 Institute of Island Studies
The record in Canadian federal elections is somewhat better, but the system is hardly efficient at manufacturing majorities; it did so on only half the occasions between 1921 and 1965 when the winning party did not have a majority of the popular vote.
Canadians tend to agitate for PR after particularly appalling distortions, such as the outcome of the 1980 federal election that left the liberal majority government without a seat in the western provinces, despite a healthy share of the popular vote there.
For instance, in the Irish elections of November 1982, 83 per cent of the votes cast helped to elect a candidate; Vernon Bogdanor contrasts this figure to the nearly 70 per cent of votes that were wasted in the British constituency of Barking in 1983.
www.upei.ca /~iis/rep_jac_2.htm   (14065 words)

  
 1997 Canadian Federal  Election Results
When you examine the results of the 1997 elections, bear in mind that the party standings at the time of dissolution in October 2000 were rather different.
Voter turnout for the elections held between 1984 and 1997, both nationally and for each province, is available at Elections Canada.
The results of the 1997 Canada Election Study are available either in raw frequencies or you can download the full data set in SPSS.sav format, as well as the Technical Manual in pdf format, to analyze on your own computer.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/1997-results.html   (259 words)

  
 1997 Canadian Federal Election Forecaster
This means that the results of this election forecasting program will be inaccurate in the sense that some of the boundaries of election districts have changed.
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 1993 election results is a crude way of forecasting the outcome of the 1997 election.
esm.ubc.ca /CA97/forecast.html   (518 words)

  
 1997 Federal Election ~ Nuclear Policy Survey
This survey was developed to help the Canadian electorate determine where federal candidates in the upcoming election stand on a number of national nuclear issues and related energy policy questions-ranging from the export of nuclear reactors to renewable energy options.
Several new nuclear initiatives are under consideration by the Canadian government including the possible use of imported plutonium fuel in CANDU reactors, the burial of high level nuclear fuel waste in the Canadian Shield, a new international treaty on transboundary movement of nuclear waste, and a proposal to build a fusion test reactor.
The Canadian government supports the nuclear industry with direct and indirect subsidies, as well as with policies that support the expansion of the nuclear industry and promote the export of nuclear technology and materials.
www.ccnr.org /cnp_survey.html   (2347 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The 1997 and 2000 Canadian Election Studies (CES) are a research project undertaken by researchers from three Canadian universities (Montreal, McGill, and Toronto).
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 mission of the National Election Studies (NES) is to produce high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation that serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists concerned with the theoretical and empirical foundations of mass politics in a democratic society.
info.wlu.ca /lispop/datares.htm   (2154 words)

  
 Canadian religion and politics: Year 2000 federal election
Elections are called whenever the political party in power wishes, subject to the requirement that they not exceeding a maximum of five years in office.
In essence, any of the important human rights enjoyed by Canadian citizens and residents can be terminated by their provincial or federal government at any time.
In 1997, he referred to the notorious serial-child murderer Clifford Olson, who is held in special custody within a Kingston ON prison.
www.religioustolerance.org /poli_crel.htm   (2960 words)

  
 Articles - Peter Milliken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Following the 1993 election he was named for a two-year term as parliamentary secretary to the House Leader of the new Liberal Government.
Milliken was re-elected for a third term in Canadian federal election, 1997 and was named Deputy Speaker of the House.
In 2005, he delayed a federal election by breaking a tie in the vote on the second reading of Bill C-48, an amendment to the Canadian federal budget, 2005, which was a confidence motion.
www.lastring.com /articles/Peter_Milliken   (396 words)

  
 Labour/Le Travail: Backing and filling: the 1997 Canadian election.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The federal election of 1997 was no turning point in Canadian history.
No election is likely to hold the potential of changing the fundamental direction of the economy and society, and certainly not the distribution of wealth and the class structure.
Still, elections in Canada have recently gathered a portentous aura about them: great issues of nationhood and the political community have seemed at issue, from Free Trade in 1988 to the traditional party system in...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:30552236&refid=holomed_1   (182 words)

  
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The gender gap in Reform voting in the 1993 and 1997 elections provides compelling evidence that men have been more likely than women to move to the right.
In that sense, election campaigns can be viewed as a particular kind of information campaign.
Most voters really do move from indecision to decision and from one choice to their final decision at the time which they say they made up their mind.
queensu.ca /cora/research/Articles/CES1997_files/publications1997.htm   (3342 words)

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