Strategic Voting

“Nanos tracking: Major parties in tight 3-way race” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: The three major federal parties are gripped in a very tight three-way race, according to overnight polling by Nanos Research for CTV and The Globe and Mail. The latest numbers for the three…

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“Unions set to launch major anti-Harper offensive” (The Globe and Mail)

Giuseppe Valiante (The Globe and Mail): Canada’s largest unions say if enough of their members vote strategically in key ridings across the country, Stephen Harper and the Conservatives will not get a fourth term in…


“The end of strategic voting” (The Toronto Sun)

Andrew Perez (The Toronto Sun): When the federal election writ dropped August 2, it appeared campaign 2015 was destined to become a textbook case for strategic voting. Conventional wisdom suggested Justin Trudeau’s faltering Liberals were…


“OFL urges blanket labour support for NDP; other unions urge strategic voting” (CTV News)

Joan Bryden (The Canadian Press): The Ontario Federation of Labour is throwing unequivocal support behind Tom Mulcair’s NDP in the federal election campaign. And OFL president Sid Ryan is urging the entire labour movement to…


“Group trying to organize strategic voting as ‘Anything but Conservative’ mantra swells” (The National Post)

Glen McGregor (Postmedia News): A group that is encouraging strategic voting to keep Stephen Harper’s Conservatives from winning another mandate is targeting the Ottawa-area riding of Orléans and urging voters to toss out incumbent Royal…




“Most Canadians want change, poll shows – even if it means a minority government” (Global News)

Anna Mehler Paperny (Global News): NDP leader Tom Mulcair took a break from campaigning Thursday, as most polls show he is in a tight three-way race with the Liberals and the Conservatives. The risk for Mulcair…