Defence Minister Peter MacKay says if robocalls were broadly used as an election tactic, it's an issue for Elections Canada. (CBC)"It's certainly not something our party condones," MacKay said of the fraudulent calls to voters. "It's inappropriate behaviour to say the least."
Voters in the Ontario riding of Guelph complained they were deliberately misdirected to non-existent polling stations through an automatic or "robodialing" operation. Both the NDP and the Liberals say at least 34 federal ridings were targeted during the last election.
A Conservative staff member, Michael Sona, resigned Friday after the investigation was revealed, although there is no public evidence he was involved in the robocalls.
"If there is information that is out there that's really an issue for Elections Canada, or further, if there's criminal activity involved, that information should be given to police," he said.
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