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federal election 2011

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Youth voting could alter election results

As efforts to get 18-24 year olds out to the polls mount across the country, it seems that the youth might have the power to significantly alter the outcome of the federal election if they get out and vote.

Electoral map: The youth vote

What ridings can youth influence in this election? Check out this interactive map to see just how much an impact youth voting can have in a specific riding.

A totally necessary election

As opposition parties working to achieve consensus in the House of Commons are accused of being a coalition, and of being undemocratic, the very process of democracy itself has been painted as an unnecessary bother.

Vote mobs inspire, mobilize youth vote

Stemming from political commentator Rick Mercer's call to action, 18 “vote mobs” of students encouraging youth to participate in next month's federal election have sprung up across the country.

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