Category Archives: Politics


Saskatchewan 2011 Political Party Platform comparisons

As was the case during the recent federal election here in Canada, many people are now looking for a site comparing the platforms of the pol [...]

Report on 2010 elections for positions in the House

The UK House of Commons Procedure Committee released a report on 31 October 2011, which reviewed the elections held, for the first time, in [...]

On pairing

Pairing is a parliamentary practice whereby two members of parliament from opposing political parties may agree to abstain where one member [...]

MP confusion over e-petitions

While listening to the debate in the UK House of Commons on a backbench motion calling for a referendum on membership in the EU, I was struc [...]

On toeing the party line: three-line whips

(Note: See this post for statistics on how often Canadian MPs vote with their party.) In an earlier post, I discussed how UK MPs tend to be [...]

Yukon election 2011 political party platform comparison

As was the case during the recent federal election here in Canada, many people are now looking for a site comparing the platforms of the pol [...]

NL Election 2011 Political Party Platform Comparison

As was the case during the recent federal election here in Canada, many people are now looking for a site comparing the platforms of the pol [...]

Keyword Post: Answers to Questions on Election Outcomes

Following the recent election in the Canadian province of Ontario, I can see that there are a lot of people searching for very basic informa [...]

Majority Government, Minority Support

(Note: You may also be interested in this post comparing various types of government. Also, for people wondering “how many seats do yo [...]
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