Elections Canada’s top dog warns thousands ‘will be denied the right to vote’ under feds’ election bill

Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand warned Thursday thousands of voters ‘will be denied the right to vote’ if controversial clauses about voter ID are not removed from an election law amendment bill the government is speeding through Parliament.

Canada’s Chief Electoral Office Marc Mayrand, pictured in the file photo on Parliament Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:50 PM

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