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Strategic Voting Raises Its Ugly Head Again

There are many people in Kitchener–Conestoga who align with the Greens, but not so many who vote Green. Farmers using sustainable land practices, and families using renewable energy. Yet I’ve been hearing many people say that in this 2018 election … Continue reading

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Strategic Voting Doesn’t Work, Redux

I’m going to aim one last kick at the “Strategic Voting” can. Now that there is a feel for the relative strengths of the candidates in each riding, there are people who think they can manipulate the First-Past-The-Post system to … Continue reading

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A Strategic Vote Is A Wasted Vote

On Facebook, Gary Dale comments Time for the Green Party supporters to vote strategically to change the game. No, Gary, it’s time for Green supporters to vote for the candidate who will best represent them. Strategic voting doesn’t work — … Continue reading

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Who’s Really Splitting The Vote?

In 2011, there was close to 60% voter turnout, of whom about 7% voted Green. That means only about 4.2% of eligible voters voted Green. Compare that to the 40% of eligible voters who didn’t vote at all, and it’s … Continue reading

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A Vote For The Green Party Is…

In a recent conversation on Twitter @Maark0_o debates @Raffi_RC about the merits of voting for the Green Party. Of course, the Liberals will say a vote for the Greens is a vote for the Conservatives, the NDP say a vote … Continue reading

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Strategic Voting Never Works

David Weber (@DavidWeberGreen), Green Party candidate for Kitchener South — Hespeler tweets: At best, #STRATEGIC voting might keep you from getting something you don't want. It NEVER CAN GET you WHAT YOU WANT — David Weber (@DavidWeberGreen) July 8, 2015 Strategic … Continue reading

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