Gotta minute?

Of about 24 million registered electors in the country for the last federal election on May 2 in 2011, just under 15 million turned out to vote (61.4%), and slightly less than 40% of those, or about 5.9 million persons, voted for the present government in Ottawa. That equates to about 25% of registered electors! In other words, our government was elected with the votes of one in four….the other three either didn’t vote or cast a ballot against the government.
To paraphrase Winston Churchill from his speech to the Canadian Parliament on December 30 in 1941, that’s some majority! Some mandate!


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