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  Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
The Reform Party (which became the Canadian Alliance in 2000) displaced the Progressive Conservatives as the major right-wing force at the federal level, but the party was unable to mount an effective challenge to the Liberals, who dominated Canadian federal politics from 1993 to 2006.
As in the United Kingdom, the Crown is formally an integral part of Parliament, but the role of the monarch - since 1952, Queen Elizabeth II - and of her representative in Canada, the Governor General, is primarily ceremonial.
Between 1962 and 1980, eight federal elections were held in Canada, five of which (1962, 1963, 1965, 1972 and 1979) resulted in minority governments, as no party won an absolute majority of seats in the House of Commons.
electionresources.org /ca   (2310 words)

 Past Canadian Elections - Historical Results & Analysis
Examine the detailed results of the 2004, 2000 and 1997 elections, which are available with the results broken down by province as well.
Compare the summary results of 37 general elections held between 1867 to 2006 with each party's share of the votes and seats, as well as the number of candidates and overall voter turnout.
For a background to the 2006 election you can view and the standings of the political parties in Parliament at the time it was dissolved in late November 2005.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/past_elections.html   (376 words)

 2004 Canadian Election Results
The national and provincial results are given below, along with links to riding-level results in each province and territory.
The 2004 election results provide an interesting setup for the current elections, since 58 seats were won with 5% margins or less.
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   (478 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Voter Toolkit - Election Dictionary
Canadian politics in general is said to be more "left-leaning" than American politics because of the generally accepted socialist principles of health care, employment insurance and other government-administered policies with social impact.
The Conservatives were the country's first ruling party, with the election of Sir John A. Macdonald in 1867, although in the late1800s, the party was known as the "Liberal-Conservative Party." Considered to be on the political right-of-centre of Canadian politics.
Elections Canada defines a third party as "a person or group, other than a candidate, registered party or electoral district association of a registered party," and requires that they be registered if they spend $500 or more in election advertising expenses.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/voterstoolkit/electiondictionary.html   (5240 words)

 Canadian Policy Research Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Elections Canada reports that younger generations are participating less in elections but also the propensity of younger generations to participate is declining over time.
Mock student elections indicate that student election results are often very different than official election results, reinforcing the idea that young people do not always see their choices and issues reflected in the official political arenas.
Results for the Conservative Party were similar [31% of the student vote compared to 30% in the official election].
www.cprn.com /en/diversity-voting.cfm   (3353 words)

 Politics of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since the monarch does not reside in she appoints a governor general to represent her and exercise her The person who fills this role is on the advice of the prime minister.
But constitutionally any Canadian is eligible for the jobs and ministers have held office after being elected but before taking a seat in the (John Turner for example) or after being defeated their constituencies.
The Canadian Alliance which did well in western Canada the 2000 election but was unable to significant inroads in the East merged with Progressive Conservative Party to form the Conservative Party of Canada in late 2003.
www.freeglossary.com /Politics_of_Canada   (2374 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Voter Toolkit
Federally appointed judges were allowed to vote for the first time in 1988, with mentally disabled people and prisoners serving less than two years in jail not far behind.
The Elections Canada definition of this term is almost poetic: "The place of ordinary residence of a person is the place that has always been, or that has been adopted as, his or her dwelling place, and to which the person intends to return when away from it.
The percentage of election expenses that can be reimbursed to parties has been increased from 22.5 to 60 per cent; the definition of reimbursable election expenses has been broadened to include polling; and the ceiling for expenses eligible for reimbursement has been increased as a result.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/voterstoolkit/faqs.html   (6671 words)

 Department of Political Science | University of Waterloo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since then, under the guidance of its Founding Director, Professor John M. Wilson, the Centre has amassed an extensive collection of official records of the results of Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial elections held since Confederation.
The Centre for Election Studies is currently engaged in a long-term project preparing a comprehensive database in electric form of the key elements of Canada's federal and provincial electoral history.
The most important of these are constituency-level election results going back, in most cases, to the date the jurisdiction conducted elections for its own parliamentary assembly and the detailed poll-by-poll results of elections now published by all jurisdictions in Canada.
politicalscience.uwaterloo.ca /electionstudies.htm   (718 words)

 Nelson - Political Science-Canadian Politics on the Web/Elections
The data from the 1997 election study are available on-line; the raw frequencies for a number of variables in their massive survey can be read directly with your browser, or you can download the full data set in SPSS format to analyze on your own computer.
Elections Canada provides the interim election results for the country as a whole, by province and by major metropolitan area.
Canadian Elections offers a table comparing the votes and seats won by parties on a national and provincial basis.
www.nelson.com /nelson/polisci/elections.html   (1123 words)

 Political Science
The matter was put to the electorate in a referendum in May 2005; although 58% voted in favour, the results fell short of the 60% that would have required the government to introduce enabling legislation into the legislature.
The raw survey data from the 1997 and 2004 elections are available for the CES and for the 1984-2000 election studies from York University.
Canadian Elections offers a table comparing the votes and seats won in 2004 by parties on a national and provincial basis.
www.polisci.nelson.com /elections.html   (1383 words)

 Canadian federal election results since 1867 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1867 - 1st general election, Conservative Party led by Sir John A. Macdonald is elected to form Canada's first majority government, defeating the Liberals and their de facto leader George Brown.
The election changes the political landscape as ex-Mulroney cabinet minister Lucien Bouchard's separatist Bloc Québécois become the official opposition, and the upstart right-wing western protest Reform Party, led by Preston Manning, becomes the third party.
Former prime minister Joe Clark leads the Progressive Conservatives to a disappointing result in their final election, but is able to keep the party as an official party in the House of Commons by winning the necessary 12 seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election_results_since_1867   (1347 words)

 Canadian election statistics
Includes names of all the candidates to all the federal elections as well as a description of all the ridings.
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.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/major/election_agg.htm   (424 words)

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In the Canadian federal election of June 25,
The charismatic, intellectual, handsome, single, and fully bilingual Trudeau soon captured the hearts and minds of the nation, and the period leading up to the election saw such intense feelings for him that it was dubbed "Trudeaumania." At public appearances, he was confronted by screaming girls, something never before seen in Canadian politics.
Images of Trudeau standing fast to the rioters were broadcast across the country, and swung the election even further in the Liberals' favour as many English-speaking Canadians believed that he would be the right leader to fight the threat of Quebec separatism.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1968_Canadian_election   (518 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 38th Parliament 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.
As a result, the combined seat count of the Liberals and the NDP was 154, while the other 154 seats belonged to the Conservatives, Bloquistes, and one independent Chuck Cadman (previously a Conservative).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_2004   (2712 words)

 ID-200 Canadian politics guest lecture
Over a century later the French finally conceded, as a result of what we call the French and Indian War, but which Canadians refer to as the Seven Years' War, and were removed from all of North America save for St.
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)

 Canada Federal Election 2007  •  Nodice.ca
See the party standings at dissolution and after the election, by province.
See the percentage of the votes each party received in the election, by province.
Contains links to party websites, and other useful elections sites.
www.nodice.ca /elections/canada   (148 words)

 Canada: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Canada is a federation of ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut).
The conflict led to elections in Nov. 1988 that solidly reelected Mulroney and gave him a mandate to proceed with the agreement.
The national election in Oct. 1993 resulted in the reemergence of the Liberal Party and the installation of Jean Chrétien as prime minister.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107386.html   (2125 words)

 Canadian Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Flag: Given Canada's two founding nations, the French and the British, it should not be surprising that the Maple Leaf flag is not always popular in Quebec.
Elections Canada is one reason, but not the only one, that you do not see the absurdies of the U.S. 2000 election north of the border.
The new kid, successor to the REFORM PARTY, is the Canadian Alliance which is trying unite conservative interests in Canada and overcome the obstacles which REFORM faced in Ontario (with nearly 1/3 of the seats in the House of Commons).
www.fredonia.edu /department/polisci/canada.htm   (3477 words)

 EPL.ca: Federal Elections
“Elections Canada is the agency responsible for conducting federal general elections, by-elections and referendums.
"Election Prediction Project attempt[s] to predict the result of elections, through: making prediction of the overall result of an election by predicting the result of individual electoral districts [and] making prediction of the result of individual electoral districts through analysis of factual information and punditry specific to the electoral districts."
View election results and other related documents from the 1997, 2000 and 2004 general elections.
www.epl.ca /EPLMaster.cfm?id=ELECTIONS0000002   (1714 words)

 2004 Democratic Primary
NDP has surprisingly surged in the Atlantic since the 1997 election, and succeed in a couple of ridings since, the party is strong in NS, especially in Halifax, one of the few cities that's not entirely devoted electorally to the Liberals.
Since the last 2000 election, the LPC has succeeded in regrouping almost all the Quebec federalist voters under its banner.
They feature a map showing the results of the 2000 federal election; the riding colors are based on their winning party.
uselectionatlas.org /FORUM/index.php?topic=17.105   (4469 words)

 Canadian History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Examples of secondary sources in Canadian history are: Britain and the Origins of Canadian Confederation, 1837-67, Louis David Riel: Prophet of the New World, and Trudeau and His Times.
A digitized archive of all issues since 1844 which "chronicles the people, events and circumstances that helped shape Canada....Coverage includes major events in Canadian history, plus thousands of images, advertisements, classifieds, political cartoons and birth and death notices...." Browse by date, or search by word or phrase.
Abstracts are included for doctoral dissertations completed since 1980, and for masters theses completed since 1988.
stauffer.queensu.ca /inforef/history/canadian.htm   (1999 words)

 2004 Federal Election Links - Canadian Social Research Links
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."
Report from the CPRN talks to Canadians about their vision for Canada; finds that citizens want government to play an important role in the care of children.
One that is to be held responsible to ALL Canadians.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /politics_2004_fed_election.htm   (6110 words)

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The 1979 Canadian election resulted in the defeat of
1980 election, in which the PCs were defeated by the resurgent Trudeau Liberals.
This election was the last that the Social Credit Party would win seats.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1979_Canadian_election   (172 words)

 Elections Canada - Statistics Available
History of election results in federal electoral ridings since 1867 (Parliamentary Web site)
Complete List of Official Candidates – 38th General Election
Includes General Federal and Provincial Elections and By-elections Federal and Provincial
www.gdsourcing.com /works/Elections.htm   (64 words)

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