ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—If all goes according to plan, on Oct. 26 voters in Saskatchewan will head to the polls, grab some hand sanitizer, and vote while wearing a face mask. In the weeks leading up to election day, the campaign will largely be conducted online, with candidates shaking hands on doorsteps and kissing babies a thing of the past. The number of people voting by mail or not voting at all will likely skyrocket. All of this has profound implications for how political parties canvass for votes, mobilize their supporters to the polls and ultimately which candidates are elected.
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