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Offline ?Impact

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Re: Interesting videos
« Reply #30 on: July 16, 2018, 05:05:05 pm »
Democracy can work. It just isn't working now.
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Only a rare few attend actual debates or speeches.
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That's why I've been suggesting for years that, at a minimum, people should be rquired to register to vote, as they do in the US, and pass a basic knowledge test.

Yes, usually the right wing candidates skip the debates like several of Doug Ford's candidates did a few months back. Ford himself skipped at least one of the leaders debates as well.
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You are required to register to vote, and the system in Ontario makes it very hard. I moved before the vote this spring and tried to change it online and the system failed. I sent an email that was never responded to. I went to the regional elections office and they couldn't change it either. At least they gave me a paper signed by the polling officer that I could hand in at the poll. One day before election day I received a postcard that said I was now on the list. At the poll however they didn't have my name, but at least that paper I got before worked.