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    Get out and vote!

    Post by shabbs on Mon May 02, 2011 5:33 pm

    Election day is here. Get off your asses and vote.



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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by spader on Mon May 02, 2011 5:38 pm

    shabbs wrote:Election day is here. Got off your asses and vote.



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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by TheAvatar on Mon May 02, 2011 5:55 pm

    I am going to vote today but I might just select "none of the above". Don't like my options;
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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by spader on Mon May 02, 2011 5:59 pm

    TheAvatar wrote:I am going to vote today but I might just select "none of the above". Don't like my options;

    It can be tough. I find that the more you look into any party, the less appealing it becomes. I always find that I'm choosing the lesser of 5 evils. Shrug

    EDIT: Just to clarify, I said 5 to include whatever fringe party happens to appear on the ballot. There's usually one, most often the Marijuana Party in my riding.
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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by tim1_2 on Mon May 02, 2011 6:41 pm

    Pick out the issues that are important to you, and go with the party that best represents your stance on those issues. That's about all you can do.
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    Post by spader on Mon May 02, 2011 7:02 pm

    tim1_2 wrote:Pick out the issues that are important to you, and go with the party that best represents your stance on those issues. That's about all you can do.

    Of course. Unfortunately, the issues that I'm concerned with are best dealt with by 3 separate parties. I voted (advance polls), but I'm just saying that it isn't a cut and dried decision. Generally speaking, I think that it must be a difficult decision. If it's easy, you probably aren't looking to deeply at the various platforms (if at all).
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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by shabbs on Mon May 02, 2011 7:34 pm

    tim1_2 wrote:Pick out the issues that are important to you, and go with the party that best represents your stance on those issues. That's about all you can do.
    It's good to ask your candidates what they have done for your local riding, find out what the incumbent has done for you. Often, people will vote "locally" if they are not sure what party to support.
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    Post by wprager on Mon May 02, 2011 10:09 pm

    "Michael Ignatieff has cleared waivers."

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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by shabbs on Mon May 02, 2011 10:22 pm

    Liberals are getting pounded. Bloc in Quebec are being obliterated by the NDP. Incredible changes.
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    Post by PTFlea on Mon May 02, 2011 10:27 pm

    Holy Dung, changes are coming for sure. Iggy has caused the temporary downfall of the Liberals.
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    Post by Riprock on Mon May 02, 2011 10:37 pm

    The Liberals appointed/elected him their leader, that says it all.


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    Post by PTFlea on Mon May 02, 2011 10:49 pm

    Dash wrote:The Liberals appointed/elected him their leader, that says it all.



    Either way, they've been utterly destroyed because of him. I think I read 30 seats so far, but that's CAN'T be right...or can it..
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    Post by Ev on Mon May 02, 2011 10:52 pm

    I can't beleive how many seats the NDP got, but at least Jack's a heck of a lot better than Iggy! The other Iggy (Jarome) would have got more seats!

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    Post by Ev on Mon May 02, 2011 10:52 pm

    Justin Trudeau better come in and save the Liberals, and quick.
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    Re: Get out and vote!

    Post by PTFlea on Mon May 02, 2011 10:56 pm

    Harper got a majority? Not sure I like that idea.

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