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  Kaye Sargent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is currently the Deputy Leader of the Ontario Libertarian Party, and served as the party's leader for three years in the late 1980s.
Ontario general election, 1981, received 493 votes in Oxford (winner: Dick Treleaven, Progressive Conservative)
Ontario general election, 1995, received 386 votes in Oxford (winner: Ernie Hardeman, Progressive Conservative)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kaye_Sargent   (334 words)

  
 Ontario general election, 1985 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ontario general election of 1985 was held to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada.
This election ended 42 years of Progressive Conservative Party rule in Ontario with David Peterson's Liberal's eventually forming government with the support of Bob Rae's NDP.
The election held May 2, 1985 ended in a major upset.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ontario_general_election,_1985   (615 words)

  
 Canadian Election Law & Policies
Elections Canada also provides a number of plain English overviews of the laws and policies governing the conduct of federal elections.
The specific limits on candidates' election expenses for the 2004 election vary from riding to riding because they are based on the number of electors in a constituency, but they will be set at the time it is called.
This law was challenged during the 2000 election, by Stephen Harper when he headed up the National Citizens Coalition, on the grounds that the law is an unconstitutional limit on the freedom of expression and of the voters' rights to be fully informed of all points of view.
www.sfu.ca /~aheard/elections/laws.html   (2045 words)

  
 ontario
Ontario, five times as large as France, covers some 412,579 square miles (1,068,580 square kilometers) and is bordered on the north by Hudson Bay; on the east by Québec; on the south by the St. Lawrence River, the Great Lakes, and the US state of Minnesota; and on the west by Manitoba.
The populous regions of southern Ontario are divided into counties, regional municipalities, the Municipality of Metro Toronto, the District Municipality of Muskoka, and the Restructured County of Oxford.
Ontario had over 3.95 million occupied private dwellings in 1996, when the province had 3.92 million private households, with an average size of 2.7 persons.
cms.westport.k12.ct.us /cmslmc/foreignlanguages/canada/ontario.htm   (6283 words)

  
 Election Campaigns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is not enough for political leaders and foreign election observers to focus their attention on the allocation of time for free broadcasts by the rival parties during the limited period before the poll.
In the later stages of the term of a Parliament, when the prospect of a sudden election campaign becomes greater, the political parties and their candidates must step up their electioneering activities, just in case the election is called.
In contrast, the federal definition of election expenses entails an initial statement followed by a list of several items considered to be election expenses; the list, although not intended to be exhaustive, helps to give meaning to the definition...
www.aceproject.org /main/english/pc/pce   (2210 words)

  
 TAKE ONE: History of Ontario's film industry, 1896 to 1985   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ontario theatre audiences, however, were becoming increasingly upset at the often gratuitous insertion of the Stars and Stripes in American films.
The United Farmers of Ontario were elected to power in Ontario under the leadership of E. Drury in 1919.
The United Farmers of Ontario were defeated in the 1923 election, and the Conservatives, under Premier Howard Ferguson, were returned to power.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0JSF/is_28_9/ai_30574580   (1393 words)

  
 Governor General of Canada - Art History Online Reference and Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada, normally simply known as the Governor General of Canada in French, Gouverneur(e) général(e) is the Canadian representative of the monarch (presently Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II).
The term of the present Governor General, Adrienne Clarkson, was to end October 7, 2004, but was extended until October 2005 as the prime minister felt it was preferable to have an experienced Governor General in place during the first session of a minority parliament.
With a new Governor General expected to be appointed in fall 2005 and with the recent changes to the protocol surrounding the Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall, there is debate as to what role the Governor General will play in Canadian society in the future.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/GGOC   (2321 words)

  
 seattle.indymedia.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Namely that the election system is flawed, the machines are faulty, the procedures are unclear, the people running the show are partisan, and that corporations like Diebold and ESandS are trying to privatize the entire process.
Washington State's election rules allow any candidate to contest the race and demand a recount, as long as he or she finds a way to pay for it.
the election is tied, the system is faulty, and no matter who wins the integrity of the system by which we carry out the most fundamental of our rights is the real loser.
seattle.indymedia.org /en/2004/12/243608.shtml   (1994 words)

  
 Statistics & Social Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
General Linear and Mixed Models with SAS- Advanced SAS Lecture notes (280K PDF) - By Robert A. Yaffee.
General Social Survey Data Sets from NORC - Courtesy of ICPSR University of Michigan.
Since its establishment in 1985, TERI has helped families and graduate professional students throughout the United States finance education at all levels through a variety of innovative, highly affordable financing plans.
www.nyu.edu /its/socsci/statistics.html   (5880 words)

  
 NJ Office of the Attorney General - Department of Law & Public Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Attorney General Harvey also is the Chief Election Official for New Jersey, as he oversees the Division of Elections.
Previously, Attorney General Harvey was a partner in the New Jersey law firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland and Perretti, where commercial litigation, internal corporate investigations and criminal defense in both the federal and state courts were his primary areas of practice.
He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1984, the District of Columbia Bar in 1985 and the New Jersey Bar in 1989.
www.state.nj.us /lps/oag/oag_harvey.htm   (866 words)

  
 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003 - Features - Premiers on Parade
Harry Nixon (Liberal) 1943: Son Bob Nixon became Ontario Liberal leader and, later, the province's treasurer; granddaughter Jane Stewart is a federal cabinet minister.
George Drew (Conservative), 1943-1948: His election victory in 1943 marked the beginning of 42 successive years of Tory rule in Ontario.
Frank Miller (Conservative), 1985: Toppled instantly by a non-confidence vote after a minority win in the general election.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/features/premier_timeline_090503.html   (664 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1988, she was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario.
In 1985, Campbell was hired as executive director in the office of William R. Bennett, premier of British Columbia.
Her new husband was Howard Eddy, a lawyer for the attorney general of British Columbia.
www.worldbook.com /features/whm/html/kcampbell.html   (1104 words)

  
 The Honourable Donald R. Getty, 1985-92
At the 1967 provincial election, he was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral district of Strathcona West.
In 1985, Donald R. Getty reentered Alberta provincial politics and was elected Leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party on October 13 of the same year.
He led his party to victory at the general elections of 1986 and 1989, although he lost his own seat of Edmonton Whitemud in 1989.
www.assembly.ab.ca /lao/library/premiers/getty.htm   (833 words)

  
 In the Matter of LIUNA Local 527 (Couto et al
The letter from General President Coia also advised that a member who takes a job as a supervisor can retain his membership in LIUNA but is not “working at the calling” and, therefore, cannot vote or run for office.
The Constitution provides that, to be qualified for nomination for local union office, a member must have been in good standing in LIUNA and the local union continuously for two years immediately prior to the nomination and must be current in payment of his or her dues.
Questions relative to the rerun election matters should be referred to a Canadian attorney with no prior affiliation with Local 527 who should be selected by the LIUNA General Counsel and the Regional Manager.
www.liuna.org /legaldata/legal_docs/iho/97-28p.htm   (3587 words)

  
 1985   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
March 11 - Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and de facto leader of the Soviet Union.
October 29 - Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced as the winner of the first multiparty election in Liberia.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/1/1985.htm   (2401 words)

  
 Black History Month. Backgrounder 37. Ontario legislative Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was not until the late 1970's that the council, after lobbying by the newly formed Ontario Black History Society, followed the example of the United States and declared that henceforth February would be known as Black History Month.
Ran in Saskatchewan's first provincial general election in 1905 and lost by 52 votes to a Liberal friend, Thomas Sanderson.
Ran in the general election of June 11, 1959 and placed third with 9,122 votes.
www.ontla.on.ca /library/repository/mon/1000/10285065.htm   (1134 words)

  
 [No title]
OBJECT The object of the Association is to promote and improve the esprit-de-corps and general efficiency of the Infantry Arm of the Canadian Armed Forces and to cooperate with all other Arms of the Service for promotion of general efficiency.
SPECIAL MEETINGS A Special General Meeting may be called at any time by the President or on the requisition of the majority of Branch Associations, in writing filed with the Secretary-Treasurer.
PRESIDING OFFICER At a General Meeting of the Association, the Chair shall be taken by the President and in his absence, by a Vice President elected by majority of Council and, in the absence of all Vice Presidents, by the Senior Member of Council.
www.ducimus.com /Rickby-laws.100200.doc   (1954 words)

  
 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jewish representation in Ontario’s legislature was cut by one in last week’s Liberal landslide victory, with former attorney general David’s Young’s upset loss in Willowdale.
Thornhill is Ontario’s most Jewish riding, at 33 per cent, and is home to the largest number of Jewish day schools in the province.
The Ontario region of Canadian Jewish Congress and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto sent a statement Friday morning after the election congratulating McGuinty.
www.cjnews.com /viewarticle.asp?id=1732   (827 words)

  
 globeandmail.com - Breaking Ontario Elections News
The Ontario Liberal party steamrolled the Progressive Conservatives Thursday night, ending eight years of Tory rule in the province by easily forming a new majority government.
The Liberal victory marks the first Ontario Liberal majority in 16 years and the first time in almost 70 years that a sitting Conservative premier in Ontario has lost an election outright.
Thursday's convincing Liberal win marks a stark reversal from the province's last election in 1999, when the Conservatives, led by Mike Harris, captured 59 seats with 45 per cent of the votes.
www.theglobeandmail.com /generated/realtime/SpecialEvents4.html   (1269 words)

  
 portland imc - 2005.08.05 - Bush & Co facing Prosecution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the fall of 1973, a Special Prosecutor, on the track of the Watergate Affair, had compiled witnesses and evidence, which some contend was leading to the prosecution of President Richard M. Nixon for various Federal Criminal offenses.
Marc Rich about 1985, with the illegal aid of then Vice President Daddy Bush, fled the U.S.for Zug, Switzerland, just as a federal criminal indictment was about to fall on Rich accusing him of a billion dollar swindle.
In the Aug. 15, 2005 issue of Newsweek magazine is a report that Deputy Attorney General James Comey is being replaced with a Bush crony.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2005/08/322634.shtml   (2881 words)

  
 Malawi
The shores of the lake are generally sandy and the resort areas are largely bilharzia free.
Simultaneous elections for the national Assembly gave the UDF 93 seats, just short of an absolute majority but enabling it to rule in alliance with the support of smaller parties and non-partisan elements.Abroad, Malawi has aligned itself with the post-liberation government in South Africa, the main political and economic force in the region.
Domestically, the AIDS epidemic is the dominant social issue: in common with other governments in the region, the Malawians often seem overwhelmed by the scale of the problem.
www.geocities.com /district412/Malawi.htm   (5279 words)

  
 UUA Elections 2001: UUA General Assembly 2001
Olson was elected to the General Assembly Planning Committee in 1993, receiving the highest number of votes for that office; she was re-elected to a four-year term in 1997.
In addition to the election of Sinkford and Olson, the following individuals were elected to continental offices: Larry Ladd returns as Financial Advisor (an uncontested election) receiving 2097 votes; for At Large Trustee: Tamara Payne-Alex - 2424 votes, the Rev. Wayne Arnason - 2144 votes.
A total of 3276 votes were cast in the election, of which 947 were cast absentee, and 2329 cast on site.
www.uua.org /ga/ga01/elections.html   (860 words)

  
 THE UKRAINIAN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FORUM (04/28/96)
The UNA Executive Committee hereby thanks all organizers for their dedicated work in enrolling new members into the Ukrainian National Association in 1995 and, at the same time, asks that they continue their good efforts in 1996.
WARREN, Mich. - UNA officers of the Detroit, Toledo, Ohio, and Windsor, Ontario areas, which constitute the UNA's Detroit District, attended its annual meeting on March 3.
Reporting on the work of the Detroit District, Dr. Serafyn gave a general annual outline of issues and activities.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1996/179611.shtml   (1562 words)

  
 The Command Post - 2004 US Presidential Election - Ohio Recount's over, Bush still wins
The stated goal of the recount is not to overturn the election.
Palm Beach County’s Election Supervisor was still the controversial Theresa LePore, nicknamed “Madam Butterfly,” who designed the infamous “butterfly ballots” in the 2000 election.
Past elections must also be investigated and those who were done in by this fraud, namely, people like Max Cleland, Gray Davis, Al Gore, and others must also have their day in court.
www.command-post.org /2004/2_archives/017976.html   (7644 words)

  
 SIRC Report - Chapter 7 - Reform Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although this report would have been sent to the Ministry of the Solicitor General as a matter of course, we have not seen evidence to suggest it was brought to the attention of the Solicitor General.
On election day, Bristow went to the polling station at night to count ballots; otherwise, Bristow said, he would not have been able to get into the victory party which was to follow.
Former Solicitor General Doug Lewis was asked by the Review Committee whether he issued any instructions, oral or written, to the Director of CSIS or his staff at the Service to investigate the Reform Party.
www.zundelsite.org /english/sirc/report/chapter07.html   (18645 words)

  
 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003 - Ridings
He was appointed solicitor general and minister of correctional services, but resigned from cabinet in April 1998 over allegations that the government broke the law by publicly identifying the mother of a young offender during a Throne Speech.
Although Runciman also won the 1981 and 1985 elections in the former riding of Leeds, it is perhaps better known as home to one of the longest-serving MPPs in Ontario history.
Tell us your view about the election, the party platforms and leaders, and issues during the campaign.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/riding/041   (377 words)

  
 Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ramsay was first elected to the Ontario legislature for the riding of Timiskaming in May 1985.
Ramsay was raised in Oakville, Ontario, and holds a bachelor of arts from Concordia University.
However, the Government of Ontario assumes no responsibility and Users of this Site should verify the information from other sources prior to making decisions or acting upon it.
www.mnr.gov.on.ca /mnr/csb/message/minister.html   (300 words)

  
 Lottery History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1515: Six names were drawn for election to the Senate in Genoa, Italy; later the names were changed to numbers.
The word "lottery" is believed to come from the Italian word "lotto", meaning destiny or fate.
The provinces of Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and Quebec, as well as the Northwest Territories, participated in the Olympic Lottery.
www.naspl.org /history.html   (1589 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - September 12 - Calendar Encyclopedia
U.S. Army deserters in the Saint Patrick's Battalion who fought alongside the Mexican army are hanged en masse for treason by the order of General Winfield Scott.
2003 - During the Ontario general election, 2003, the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party issued a press release that called the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party an "evil reptilian kitten-eater from another planet".
1819 - Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prussian general (b.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /September_12.htm   (1122 words)

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