Voter identification ‘massive job,’ central Conservative campaign gives voter lists to local candidates, says Tory MP Vellacott

The Conservative Party manages the lists and matches voter identification telephone numbers centrally because it has the capacity and the expertise that the job requires, says Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott. 'If you had the unlimited kind of money that they put into the Senate elections in the States, I suppose you could hire somebody to do that kind of technical stuff,' he says. 'We rather like to keep people out face to face and doing other tasks.'

Elections Canada is investigating robocalls made to voters during the May 2, 2011 election. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, March 7, 2012 4:52 AM

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