2011 Canadian federal election voter suppression scandal
New Evidence in Robocall Scandal
Robocall investigation recommendations
Resignation Amid Robocall Scandal
Del Mastro Under Investigation
New info on robocalls scandal
The 2011 Canadian federal election voter suppression scandal is a political scandal stemming from events during the 2011 Canadian federal election. It involved robocalls and real-person calls that were designed to result in voter suppression. Elections Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) conducted investigations into the claims that calls were made to dissuade voters from casting ballots by falsely telling them that the location of their polling stations had changed. Further possible electoral law violations were alleged as the evidence unfolded. Under the Canada Elections Act, it is an offence to wilfully prevent or endeavour to prevent an elector from voting in an election.
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