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 [...]

Sin binning

The issue of order and decorum – or rather, lack thereof – is a fairly prevalent one, not only here in Canada, but also in other [...]

Quote of the day

The present system has clearly broken down. The results produced are not fair to any party, nor to any section of the community. In many cas [...]

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 [...]

Understanding government formation

There is some confusion in Canada (and elsewhere) as to how government formation occurs following a general election, particularly when an e [...]
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