Ontario’s proposed polling ban would leave voters ‘in a dark room,’ says Nanos
Polls may have a ‘negative impact on voter turnout,’ but banning them is ‘not a silver bullet,’ says a Samara Centre for Democracy spokesperson.
During Ontario's 2022 general election, which saw record-low voter turnout, most polls predicted a large majority victory for Premier Doug Ford, right. Now, Ontario's Chief Electoral Officer is calling for a ban on publishing polls for two weeks leading up to election day. Photograph courtesy of Twitter/fordnation