Neufeld says more than 100,000 to be disenfranchised under feds’ election bill, will testify at House Affairs Committee next week

The opposition parties have former B.C. elections chief Harry Neufeld at the top of their witness lists for testimony on proposed Conservative election law after he warned that ‘well over 100,000’ electors will be denied their right to vote if the government goes ahead with plans to prohibit voter vouching for electors with no official ID.

Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, introduced the Fair Elections Act on Feb. 4. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, March 18, 2014 4:47 PM

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