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A History of the Vote in Canada

A History of the Vote

This publication presents a fascinating account of the struggles and reforms that have shaped Canada's electoral system from pre-Confederation times to the present day.

Originally researched and published in 1997 and updated in 2007, this third edition – issued in conjunction with Elections Canada's 100th anniversary in 2020 – includes important legislative and administrative developments that have taken place over the past decade and a half, providing researchers and educators with a current chronology of the franchise and voting practices in Canada.