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  Elections PEI: Prince Edward Island: Women in Prince Edward Island Politics
Catherine Callbeck (Lib.), Assemblyman, was elected to represent the District of Fourth Prince in the 29 April 1974 Provincial General Election.
Nancy Guptill (Lib.), Councillor, was reelected to represent the District of Fifth Prince in the 29 March 1993 Provincial General Election.
Libbe Hubley (Lib.), Councillor, was reelected to represent the District of Fourth Prince in the 29 March 1993 Provincial General Election.
www.electionspei.ca /provincial/historical/women   (1626 words)

  List of Prince Edward Island general elections - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Edward Island general elections are held to choose members of the Prince Edward Island House of Assembly.
1974 was the first election, that the PEI NDP contested.
In 1966, the riding of Charlottetown, or 5th Queens, was split into two parts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Prince_Edward_Island_general_elections   (151 words)

 Federal Election Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 2003 the distribution of seats in the House of Commons was increased to 308 seats.
A Prime Minister may lose his or her seat in an election, but can remain in office as long as the party has sufficient support in the House of Commons to be able to govern, though again, he or she must, by custom, win a seat very promptly.
In the general election of December 6, 1921, 4 women ran as candidates and only one was elected: Miss Agnes Campbell MacPhail became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons; she was elected as a Progressive.
www.parl.gc.ca /information/about/process/house/electionsTrivia/index.asp?lang=E&pv=1   (3805 words)

However, Prince Edward Island has current electoral legislation that states that a confirmation of electors must be conducted for each provincial general election.
Prince Edward Island's Chief Electoral Officer, M. Wigginton, says that under Prince Edward Island's Election Act, the confirmation of electors must begin by Thursday, September 4 and be completed within five days, by Tuesday, September 9, 2003.
Should it happen that an eligible elector be missed during the general confirmation, he or she will still be able to get his or her name on the official list of electors by registering with the Returning Officer of his or her electoral district.
www.gov.pe.ca /news/getrelease.php3?number=3276   (451 words)

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 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
In the election, held on January 23, 2006, the Liberals were defeated by the Conservatives, who emerged as the largest party in the House of Commons, although well short of an absolute majority.
The day after the election, Prime Minister Martin announced his resignation as head of government and leader of the Liberal Party; Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper is expected to form a minority government and become the new Prime Minister of Canada.
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.
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 Prince Edward Island: News Release (Municipal By-Election -- Monday, February 10, 2003)
Elections PEI will exercise general direction and supervision over the administration and conduct of this election.
Elections PEI is a non-partisan, independent office of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island.
To be eligible to vote in the municipal by-election, a person must be 18 years of age or over on Election Day, February 10; be a Canadian citizen; and be ordinarily resident in the town or city for a period of six months preceding the date of the election.
www.gov.pe.ca /news/getrelease.php3?number=2896   (439 words)

 ipedia.com: September 2003 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elections : Despite the flout and other damage caused by Hurricane Juan, Prince Edward Islanders go to the polls during the Prince Edward Island general election, 2003, re-electing the Tories under Premier Pat Binns.
A 7-foot tall tsunami was generated off the coast of Hokkaido as a result of the quake and tsunami warnings have been issued for most of the Pacific Rim, including Japan, Russia's eastern coast, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Retired General Wesley Clark formally announces that he is seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
www.ipedia.com /september_2003.html   (7269 words)

 CBC - Prince Edward Island Votes 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anyone who remembers the 1986 election could not help but notice they were the same people who watched TV with Joe when the Liberals were elected.
There were New Democrats in 24 of 27 districts, and at the end of the night the popular vote had dropped to three per cent, nearly four per cent less than in the 2000 general election.
He promised 10 years in 1996, and given the traditional pattern of elections in the province, three and a half years should bring the Island to the end of the Binns decade.
www.cbc.ca /peivotes2003   (1366 words)

 Thomson Nelson - Political Science Resource Centre
As a result, the government set up the Commission on Prince Edward Island's Electoral Future with the mandate to develop an alternative mixed-member proportional system to be put to the electorate in a plebiscite.
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.
Elections Canada provides the official results of the 1997 and 2000 general elections on line.
polisci.nelson.com /elections.html   (1396 words)

 English   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The island of Trinidad was captured from the Spanish in 1797.
In general, the cut-off point for ages is the end of August, so all children must be of a particular age on the 1st of September in order to begin class that month.
Also known generally as the common law (as opposed to civil law), it was exported to Commonwealth countries while the British Empire was established and maintained, and persisted after the Bristish withdrew or were expelled, to form the basis of the jurisprudence of many of those countries.
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 Election Campaigns   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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)

 PC Party of PEI - Pat Binns Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Binns, Premier and Leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Prince Edward Island, was born October 8, 1948, son of Stanley Ernest Binns and Phyllis Mae Evans.
Binns was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for District 5, Murray River ~ Gaspereaux, in the general election of November 18, 1996.
Binns was re-elected in the general election of April 17, 2000.
www.pcparty.pe.ca /binns_bio.html   (343 words)

 Law.com - 9th Circuit May Put Brakes on Recall Election
The case is an appeal of U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson's refusal to halt the unprecedented election.
In his order, Judge Wilson suggested that since one general election and several local elections have proceeded under the consent decree, the plaintiffs can't raise the claim now.
Rosenbaum and the ACLU counter that preventing the 2002 general election would have had disastrous consequences: California would have had no one in the House of Representatives, a mostly vacant state Legislature and no governor.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1063212014818   (1449 words)

 Decision 2003 - CTV.ca
The election call in tiny P.E.I. was overshadowed earlier in the day by an election call in massive Ontario, where Premier Ernie Eves set an Oct. 2 date.
While Robert Ghiz is new to Island politics, his last name gives him instant, high-profile recognition and considerable respect from people who remember his popular father, who served as premier from 1986 to early 1993.
Binns says the Island missed the worst of the insurance rate increases, but they have nevertheless shot up and drivers are feeling the pain.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/mini/CTVNews/1062548126141_8?s_name=ontarioElection2003   (574 words)

 Institute of Island Studies
Prince Edward Island and the Canadian Constitution: A Brief to the Standing Committee on the Constitution.
Submissions: The content of all submissions must be relevant to the mandate of the Institute of Island Studies and should be of use to Island Studies students and researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Technical Issues: A document whose content is otherwise acceptable for the IIS Website may be rejected for posting on the basis of technical issues (including, for instance, availability of server space, corruption of a file, or challenges to conversion to a postable format).
www.upei.ca /islandstudies/library.htm   (2505 words)

 cric.ca - Canada's Portal - Quick Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elected to Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly for Murray River-Gaspereaux 1996.
A Tory tidal wave swept the Island in the last provincial election, carrying away all but one lonely Liberal to stand in Opposition to Premier Pat Binns and his Conservative government.
It is estimated that in 2005-06, support through major transfers to Prince Edward Island will total $456 million (about $3,291 per person).
www.cric.ca /en_html/guide/provinc_elections/princeedwardisland_elec.html   (380 words)

 Electoral Reform Initiatives in Canadian Provinces (PRB 04-17E)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bill provides for fixed election dates in Ontario:(11) if the proposed legislation is passed, Ontario provincial elections will be held on the first Thursday in October every four years, beginning on 4 October 2007.
Appointments to the Commission on Prince Edward Island’s Electoral Future were announced on 17 February 2005 by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Management.
In March 2003, the Estates General on the Reform of Democratic Institutions (the Béland Commission) presented its report to the Minister responsible for the Reform of Democratic Institutions.
www.parl.gc.ca /information/library/PRBpubs/prb0417-e.htm   (3710 words)

 CBC Saskatchewan - Election law delays web results   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The issue has been simmering since the 2000 federal election, when Bryan, a British Columbia resident, deliberately broke the election gag law by posting results from Atlantic Canada before polls closed in B.C. He was convicted in provincial court and fined $1,000.
The B.C. Supreme Court struck down Bryan's conviction in 2003, and with it the clause in the Elections Act, giving broadcasters the right to tell people in the West what had happened in the East even though the polling stations were still open.
Elections Canada seized that opportunity, telling broadcasters they are again bound by the limits of the act.
www.cbc.ca /sask/story/sask_gag-law20060123.html?ref=rss   (641 words)

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 ! Hall of Fame
During his prime, James Jump was known on Catalina Island as the "King of Light Tacklers." He held light tackle records for marlin, broadbill swordfish, and tuna.
A joint effort between the general public (recreational and commercial fishermen) and scientists, it was the first of its kind anywhere.
Born into poverty on the island of Sysma, in the village of Rapala, Finland, Lauri Saarinen grew up fishing the many lakes and streams for pike, perch, trout, and whitefish.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Timeline: Canada
Elections are won by the Progressive Conservatives under Brian Mulroney.
Campbell calls an election in October, but her party suffers a humiliating defeat, winning only 2 seats when previously it had held 169.
The move is seen as a challenge to rival territorial claims and follows a spat with Denmark over an uninhabited island.
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 PEI Election Watch: Angry Farmers
Outraged Island farmers say Prince Edward Island’s political parties are ignoring their industry.
They are looking for compensation closer to $400 to $500 per acre, plus annual compensation on top of that to the tune of $120 to $150 per acre.
Robert MacDonald, president of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture, said his industry brings in $370 million in cash receipts to the province every year.
smartpei.typepad.com /pei_election_watch/2003/09/angry_farmers.html   (899 words)

 Law.com - Solicitor General Olson Resigns
Solicitor General Theodore Olson confirmed late Thursday he is leaving his post as the government's top appellate lawyer in July.
Olson said he informed Attorney General John Ashcroft and Vice President Dick Cheney of his plans on Wednesday and told members of his staff on Thursday morning.
FEC, the 2003 campaign finance reform case, as his biggest successes as solicitor general.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1087855527947   (570 words)

 Documents of Interest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During our summer vacation on Prince Edward Island the only television broadcasts that we were able to receive were those of the local Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) station.
Since this election has received so much coverage in the secular media, and several of you have sought my opinion on the matter, it seems appropriate to take this opportunity to offer some of my thoughts.
Normally, the election of a bishop by a diocese of the Episcopal Church must be ratified by a majority of the Standing Committees of the other dioceses.
www.sstephens.org /id34.htm   (2675 words)

 Burial Sites of Interesting People on Prince Edward Island, Page 4
Situated on Breakwater Street, this large granite monument was erected in 1981 to commemorate the loss of the Iceland II in 1967, as well as those fisherman who have lost their lives on the sea.
The potato registered and known as "Island Sunshine" was acclaimed for its resistance to blight, a crippling potato disease.
The Wyatt Centre in Summerside and the Wyatt Dining Hall at the University of Prince Edward Island are named for her.
www.islandregister.com /burials/ip4.html   (10695 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Voter Almanac - Manitoba Provincial Election Information
In 1999, he led the NDP to an election victory and became Premier of Manitoba.
In November 2000, Murray was elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party and won a by-election to become MLA representing Kirkfield Park.
He ran unsuccessfully as a candidate in the 1999 and 2003 elections.
www.mapleleafweb.com /election/quick/mn.html   (651 words)

 Official Voting Results of the 38th General Election — Poll-by-Poll Results
Elections Canada: General Information: Official Reports: Elections Canada's Official Reports: Official Voting Results of the 38th General Election – Poll-by-Poll Results
You can download the poll-by-poll results for the 38th general election for a specific electoral district, for a province or territory, or for all of Canada.
Table 2: Number of electors and polling stations for the 2004, 2000, 1997 and 1993 general elections
www.elections.ca /scripts/resval/ovr_2004.asp?prov=&lang=e   (210 words)

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