Canadian voters tend not to pay much attention to the local candidate.
Your humble e-scribbler made the point earlier on Thursday in a lengthy post.
And just for good measure, the Globe and Mail’s Jane Taber drops a little note on research done by one consulting firm right after the Monday election. The conclusion:
“Participants told us they see this as proof that Canadians voted based on parties and leaders rather than their local candidate,” Ensight’s Jacquie LaRocque told The Globe. “Hardly a single participant across the entire country told us they voted for their local candidate.”
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