Category Archives: Diary Of A Campaign Volunteer

AP Night #2

AP = Advance Polls. Today was night two of the advance poll weekend. According to CBC, 850,000 people voted in the advance polls yesterday. Let’s just let this sink in how incredible is this. In 2011, there was 61% voter … Continue reading

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Politics permeates my life

I only have one class left in my school program: Effective Oral Communication. The whole premise of this class is giving speeches.  As you can imagine, with the election happening, my focus has been 110% on politics. So my speeches in … Continue reading

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You’ve got a problem when …

You get all the way home from the campaign office (which is 20 minutes away) but don’t actually remember locking the door. So you head back to the office only to find that yes, you did lock the door. Jim, … Continue reading

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Advance polls open this weekend!

You’ve always been able to vote in advance of election day, but this year was the first time you could vote as far in advance as we’ve been able to this election. I voted about 3 weeks ago by special … Continue reading

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10 ways you know you’ve been campaigning too long

In honour of a now famous slip of the tongue, where Justin Trudeau calls Gilles Duceppe ‘mon amour‘, I thought I’d give you my take on ’10 ways you know you’ve been campaigning too long’: Your friends and family give … Continue reading

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