Canadians to rally against election fraud
Canadians to rally against election fraudRobocalls allegedly misled voters by sending them to wrong polling stations during 2011 elections.
Thousands across Canada will hold rallies on March 31 to protest against fraud during the 2011 federal elections.
In late February, a story broke claiming that automated phone calls were made to mislead potential voters in Ontario by sending them to the wrong polling stations. Most recently, about 200 ridings reported phone fraud.
There are allegations that the robocalls are connected to the Conservative Party, which took its first overall majority in the elections.
Opposition parties have pushed Canada’s independent elections authority, Elections Canada, to investigate the matter.
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