Voting

Electoral reform could help increase the student political voice

On Feb 1, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government was scrapping all plans for electoral reform. As students, electoral reform would’ve been a step towards increasing our political representation.Continue...

Voter turnout isn’t about the age, it’s about the demographic

Pushing for the voting age to be lowered to 16 misses the bigger picture of voter representation — or rather, who’s missing from the picture.Continue...

Talking down doesn’t turnout voters

The tattooed hooligan stereotype is dead. Now let’s put it to bed.Continue...

A guide to voting in the federal election

They say the first time’s always special.Continue...

Talking Heads: How do you feel about the higher AMS fall referendum voter turnout?

Talking Heads for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.Continue...

QJ Politics: A mandatory vote

This week’s performance in the Kingston municipal election was, in a word, abysmal.

This trend of low voter turnout is hardly related to whom we elect to City Hall. Canada’s voter...Continue...

Talking Heads: Are you registered to vote in Monday's election?

Are you registered to vote in Monday's election?Continue...

QJ Politics: Why don’t youth vote?

For pollsters and political scientists alike, the biggest indicator of voter turnout is your age. Youth don’t vote and they never have, according to Statistics Canada.

There are...Continue...

QJPolitics: The only useless vote is one not cast

While most sought a New Year’s kiss as the clock struck midnight this Jan. 1, the year 2014 signalled the start, for many, of the build up to the next election. Not the student government election...Continue...

E-ballots re-sent

Electronic ballots for the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society’s (ASUS) fall election were re-sent to students after a system error.Continue...

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