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Does the economy affect elections any more? – Can’t buy me love

Robots may have swung the 2016 presidential election in America Print edition | Finance and economics Nov 28 2019 – The Economist https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/11/28/does-the-economy-affect-elections-any-more — Interesting article about some of what researches are learning about voter behavior. Several interesting points including … Continue reading

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Supporting independent journalism and restricting political ads and election interference

Federal budget 2019: Ottawa outlines criteria for media funding package, introducing tax credits, non-profit status SEAN SILCOFF TECHNOLOGY REPORTER BILL CURRY – OTTAWA Globe and Mail PUBLISHED MARCH 19, 2019 Image: Budget experts and reporters look over copies of the … Continue reading

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Elections fraud undermining democracy

Jeff Callaway in downtown Calgary, on March 11, 2015. CHRIS BOLIN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Mar 20 2019 Three more donors to former Alberta UCP candidate Jeff Callaway identified for donating money that wasn’t theirs. I am glad to hear the … Continue reading

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Concerns with security of e-voting systems

Nov 6 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate Several e-voting systems in the US and elsewhere were proven to be tampered with. Ahead of important elections, U.S. voting system is still vulnerable to hacking https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/ahead-of-important-elections-u-s-voting-system-is-still-vulnerable-to-hacking-1.4887507 Same concerns raised about … Continue reading

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