What's In A Vote?
Whatever method we use to count votes, we still need to ask a more basic question - what is a vote, and what does it mean?
Published May 14, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (22 comments)
First-Past-The-Post Is Unfair
Our current voting system ensures that Canadians do not have governments that reflect what the public actually wants.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 04, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (80 comments)
Conservatives Win Majority Government
Canadians redraw the electoral map as Canada returns to majority government rule for the first time in seven years.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published May 02, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (95 comments)
Live Blogging Election Results
Raise the Hammer will be reporting on the results of the 2011 Canadian federal election, with a focus on Hamilton ridings.
by RTH Staff
Published May 02, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (5 comments)
Uneven Response to RTH Election Questions
Just under half of the Hamilton-area federal election candidates have responded so far to the RTH election questions.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 25, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (27 comments)
This Pesky Coalition Business
Without knowledge of how our parliamentary system works, Canadians are susceptible to well-spoken demagogues willing to subvert the system.
by Michael Cumming
Published April 21, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (96 comments)
A Question of Principles: Hamilton Centre's Green Party Candidate 2011
Returning officers have profound powers over the democratic process, but their main role is to enhance our democratic institution.
by Lorenzo Somma
Published April 18, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (21 comments)
A Missing Voice at the Leaders' Debates in 2011
To make an informed decision on who we want to represent us, we need to hear all voices, and not just the ones we like or think we might agree with.
by Simon Geoghegan
Published April 12, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (78 comments)
Live Rally Coverage from thespec.com
Both the Liberal and Conservative leaders are speaking tonight at rallies in Hamilton.
by Joey Coleman
Published April 07, 2011 in Federal Election 2011 (5 comments)