[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.
ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Thu Mar 31 16:40:51 EDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-03-31 at 15:23 -0400, Russell McOrmond wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 2:54 PM, L.D. Paniak
> <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> wrote:
> > What happened to write-ins? Can't one just ask for a blank ballot on
> > election day and pencil in any name?
> That is a US tradition. It is my understanding (and would have to
> do some research to verify) that such ballots are counted as being
> spoiled in Canada.
Correct. Write-ins are ballot spoiling:
And ballot spoiling is illegal:
It seems there is no mechanism for registering a protest vote at the
See Section 10.3.9.
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