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Winnipeg voters head to polls for byelection to fill former premier’s seat – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Voters head to the polls Tuesday to pick a new representative in the Tuxedo constituency in Winnipeg. The seat has been vacant since former premier and Progressive Conservative party leader Heather Stefanson resigned in April. The Tories have nominated lawyer Lawrence Pinsky …

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Voters still favour Sask. Party over NDP, although approval drops, poll finds

The Sask. Party remains the preferred political party on top issues among Saskatchewan voters, but it is seeing its lowest approval rating in four years. That’s according to an Angus Reid poll, which surveyed 504 Saskatchewan residents on how they felt about the leaders of the province’s political parties and …

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‘An important message’: Why some voters will choose ‘none of the above’ in Manitoba election – Winnipeg

Chris Gerbrandt might write “no thank you” on his ballot in this year’s provincial election. The rural Manitoba resident has voted as long as he’s been allowed to, including selecting candidates in local by-elections and leadership races. This year, however, “none of the above” seems like an appealing option. “I …

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Elections Manitoba calls on young voters: ‘Some choices mean more than your fit check. Vote.’ – Winnipeg

As Manitoba’s provincial election dawns, efforts to capture the attention of younger voters are starting to roll out. This week, Elections Manitoba has taken to targeting first-time voters with a generationally coded phrase that most youth and internet-savvy people will know how to crack: “Some choices mean more than your …

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Quebec byelection: Voters head to polls in former Liberal leader’s Montreal riding

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 13, 2023 9:18 am Updated March 13, 2023 9:19 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size A byelection is being held today in a Montreal riding to choose a new member of the provincial legislature to replace the former Quebec Liberal …

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Voters gave John Tory 4 more years. Here are 3 issues he’ll be focused on

He’s the new mayor, same as the old mayor. Voted in largely on a promise to keep Toronto “on course” by building on what he and city council accomplished over the past eight years, John Tory will have no shortage of major issues to address in his third term. “We’ve made so …

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Who is Liz Truss? Britain’s next PM is popular with her party — but what about voters?

As a child, Liz Truss marched in demonstrations against Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As an adult, she came to admire Britain’s first female leader — and now she is about to enter 10 Downing Street with a Thatcherite zeal to transform the U.K. after winning the race to succeed Boris …

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Chilean voters overwhelmingly reject proposed progressive constitution in national referendum

Chileans resoundingly rejected a new constitution to replace a charter imposed by the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet 41 years ago, dealing a stinging setback to President Gabriel Boric who argued the document would have ushered in a progressive era. With 99 per cent of the votes counted in Sunday’s plebiscite, …

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Voters in conservative Kansas resoundingly affirm support for access to abortion

Kansas voters on Tuesday sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights, rejecting a ballot measure in a conservative state with deep ties to the anti-abortion movement that would have allowed the Republican-controlled legislature to tighten restrictions or ban the procedure outright. It was the first test …

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