Provincial elections

Blame boomers for low turnout

Declining youth voter turnout isn't a new trend. But if we keep teaching young voters that the issues they care about won't be addressed, we can expect them to stay away.Continue...

Voter turnout calls for changes

Ontario’s Oct. 6 election yielded a voter turnout of 49.2 per cent. It’s the lowest turnout in recorded
history. These results are a disappointing drop from the 52.8 per cent turnout seen in the 2007
provincial election. It points to issues in the electoral system.Continue...

Gerretsen claims fifth-straight election

Liberal incumbent John Gerretsen remains MPP of Kingston and the Islands after getting 48.8 per cent of the popular vote.Continue...

A discussion on party policies

Representatives from the four major provincial parties highlight key policy points.Continue...

Candidates talk strategy

Local provincial candidates have adopted different strategies to secure the student vote in the approaching Oct. 6 election.Continue...

Candidates talk student issues

The Journal spoke to provincial candidates about the issues that affect students most.Continue...

Tuition and research a focal point

Quality of education was a major talking point at the all-candidates debate in Wallace Hall last night.Continue...

Student vote matters

An estimated 1,400 people voted in the on-campus advanced polls between Sept. 21 and 23 this year, the first year that advanced polls have been available on campus during a provincial election.Continue...