Citizen Action Monitor

Amara Possian defends Leadnow’s “Vote Together” strategy in a debate with Green Party candidate

“This is all very misguided,” argues Green Party’s Dimitri Lascaris. No 1474 Posted by fw, October 8, 2015 “The Canadian federal elections are to be held on October 19. The … Continue reading

October 8, 2015

Everything you wanted to know about strategic voting Canada 2015… but couldn’t be bothered asking

If you weren’t confused before, this guide to strategic voting might just do it No 1456 Posted by fw, September 21, 2015 “Voting strategically is, however, difficult and uncertain. You … Continue reading

September 21, 2015

Mulcair “forceful”, Trudeau “too wobbly”, Harper “appalling”, strategic voting “silly and pointless”

Best strategy to minimize Harper’s re-election chances in October would be to work on increasing voter turnout No 1345 Posted by fw, May 22, 2015 Karl Nerenberg, a respected journalist with … Continue reading

May 22, 2015

Trudeau-Harper coalition outcome in 2015 election? Bad news for Leadnow’s “Vote Together” strategy?

Why would any progressive vote for a Liberal who is not committed to rejecting Harper? No 1315 Posted by fw, April 21, 2015 “[W]hen he closes the door to a … Continue reading

April 21, 2015

“Strategic voting is misguided and counterproductive,” says Canada’s National Director of United Steelworkers

Ken Neumann lays out his reasons to not “vote strategically” No 1151 Posted by fw, September 26, 2014 “I profoundly believe that elections should be about what we are for … Continue reading

September 26, 2014

Strategic voting has pitfalls warns Straight Goods News

No 148 Posted by fw, April 6, 2011 In a follow-up to yesterday’s post featuring an article by McGill Professor Henry Mintzberg recommending strategic voting as a way to deny … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Vote strategically to oust Harper” urges distinguished Canadian scholar

No 147 Posted by fw, April 5, 2011 “Imagine treating this election as a plebiscite: a vote for conserving Canada or else for a Conservative Canada. Those who support the … Continue reading

April 5, 2011 · Leave a comment