Voter turnout in 2008 was lowest in Canadian History

I know you are really smart because you are here reading this. If you are in Canada you are even awesomer and today you have an election. You get to have a say in what happens in your country, our country.

I don’t care who you vote for but please, PLEASE GO OUT AND VOTE.  It’s so important. I rounded up a few things from the internet and I hope they inspire you to go to your polling station and PUT AN X IN A BOX.

People dance at a pre-election gathering in London, Ontario, April 30, 2011. Globe & Mail
  • There is much at stake in this election. Yet the biggest decision for many eligible voters is not whom to choose, but choosing to vote at all. …read more.

“stop being such a hipster and go to the polls and vote”

These videos were made by KIDS in highschool. They are voting. You know you are legally allowed to leave work & vote.

I found out some info about my riding & canditates from Project Democracy. You can find your info there too. I live in the downtown hipster riding. Imagine all of us voted? Our votes make a difference dudes.

I read a good article about the ongoing election tweeting debate on “You can’t stop the tweeting folks“.

Maybe we will change a law tomorrow?

  • Do they really think they can put a lid on the information that is being released on the Internet on election day while efforts by other governments to control information in their repressive regimes are proving to be so ineffective? It’s as fruitless as trying to hold your ground while a massive tsunami rushes towards you. If Elections Canada is truly serious about the necessity of concealing election results while some polls are still open, the only way to accomplish it is to keep all the results from across the country under wraps until the last poll closes in B.C. …read more.

A few words from Rick Mercer:

  • “So please, if you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and you wanna scare the hell out of the people ruling this country, this time around do the unexpected. Take 20 minutes out of your day and do what young people all over the world are dying to do: VOTE.”

I posted heaps about Obama before he won. I really like him, his character, the way he delivers a message. Watching him speak just now brought that back. Love that swagger.

1 Comment

  1. May 2, 2011 / 10:33 pm

    How to vote: Show up to voting station, smile, make an X on paper, wave byebye, eat cookiez. #cdnpoli #VotingisEasy

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