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There was a time—and it wasn’t even as long ago as the last millennium—when the first column of an election year would open with a disclaimer that politics is full of uncertainties and then proceed to flagrantly disregard them by prognosticating anyway. Good times. In 2019, at a time when politics in democracies worldwide is defined by the kind of big-budget, high-concept lunacy that produces Donald Trump as president of the United States and the relentless, rolling debacle

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As we embark on a year in which the state of electioneering will be a barometer for democracy, there are questions bigger than the horse race.

Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are headed into October's election at a time when the all-bets-are-off element is now required of every election story written before the actual results are in. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meades
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