Turns out that only a little over half of us Canadians actually showed to to vote yesterday. Here are the stats:
Voter turnout across Canada
Newfoundland and Labrador 48.1%
New Brunswick 62.8%
Nova Scotia 60.7%
British Columbia 61.0%
Northwest Territories 48.6%
Common sense seems to say that if you don't vote you can't complain. Not all of you agree.
Here's what some had to say:
"I did not vote that person in there so yes I will complain when they pass an idiotic policy. I have more of a right since i didn't vote him in there. It is those that did vote him in and then complain about the same policy that should then shut up as it is there fault. "
On another note:
"I am disgusted that so many people did not turn out to vote when there were so many people who died so that we could have the opportunity to vote and live in a democratic society."
Ok, and finally:
"We have low voter turnout due to apathy. We have apathy due to an inept, useless system that we voters know is inherently unfair and used by corrupt political machines to gain power. If the system is fair, then let's change the Lotto 649 rules to the same. If you get 38% of the numbers you win the jackpot!"
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