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vote

To vote is to approve? one of a limited number of options, candidates, motions or positions. Such a choice is exclusive and precludes following any of the other options at the same time or in the same order.

A ballot is an instrument by which one votes - typically secretly to preserve political privacy?. A voting system is a method of organizing many people to vote at once using a common ballot on important matters. An election is any vote where persons, i.e. representatives of a region or officer?s of an organization, are selected. A referendum is any vote where a position rather than a person is rejected or approved by the public, e.g. on Quebec sovereignty.

elections


An electoral system builds on a voting system with other traditions and practices, e.g. a candidate protocol, political party governance, referendum and representative recall?/impeachement? rules, separation of executive/legislative/judiciary power structures and so on. In any representative democracy, "to run" is to stand as a candidate in an electoral system.

In a Canadian federal election, Elections Canada? sets the standards such candidates meet, the definitions of a federal electoral district?, and who is an eligible candidate? and eligible voter, typically a Canadian citizen? or landed immigrant? over 18.

what you can do at openpolitics.ca itself


register to vote in a Canadian federal election

  • link instructions

register to vote in another election

  • add list of such elections and how to do it

compare policy


e-register as a Peoples Parliament voter.





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