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Paperback Canada Votes - 5th Revised Edition: How We Elect Our Government Book

ISBN: 1553370090

ISBN13: 9781553370093

Canada Votes - 5th Revised Edition: How We Elect Our Government

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Kids get a close-up look at the political process and explore all aspects of an election -- from the day Parliament is dissolved to the day after the polls close. Granfield charts the evolution of elections to the present day, when a candidate's media image can make or break the campaign. Canada Votes lets kids in on how voting lists are now compiled electronically, what issue the last national referendum decided and more.

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Excellent Introduction

I read this book because although I'm 20, I've never really understood how government and voting works here in Canada. I am shamed to admit this but it was partially because I didn't understand it in school and partially that I didn't TRY to understand it in school. Nevertheless, this was a very good introduction to voting in Canada. The author is Linda Granfield and the illustrations are by Craig Terlson. The illustrations are hilarious and definitely add character to the book. Topics include The right to vote, who can vote, getting on the voters list, voting map (ridings), parliament, History of voting, the different parties, fraud, and much more. With lots of little facts, this book is an excellent introduction.
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