Election bill consumes political class, fails to resonate beyond: pollsters

Pollster Nik Nanos says ‘if you read the newspapers, you’d think war had been declared on democracy.’ But the government’s controversial changes to the elections laws are not resonating.

Harry Neufeld, British Columbia’s former elections chief, told the House Affairs Committee on Thursday that he estimates with the combined elimination of vouching and the voter ID cards, some 520,000 voters will be disenfranchised in the next federal election. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Mark Burgess

PUBLISHED :Friday, March 28, 2014 9:24 PM

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