Conservative MP may have breached privilege with electoral vouching claims: Speaker

A government bill that would make it more difficult for thousands of voters to cast ballots in the next federal election faced another setback Monday when Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer ruled Conservative MP Brad Butt may be in contempt of Parliament for a claim he made about witnessing voter fraud in a past election.

Conservative MP Brad Butt retracted claims that he had personally witnessed people take voter identification cards from garbages for others to use. The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 3, 2014 10:32 PM

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