The Canadian Press

2012-03-02 | Vote Dirty Tricks

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Elections Canada announced March 2nd it was reviewing more than 31-thousand complaints about robocalls placed to voters during the May federal election telling them to go to the wrong polls or polls that didn't exist. Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae called the number of complaints unprecedented. But Prime Minister Harper's parliamentary secretary, Dean Del Maestro, downplayed the figures and repeated during Question Period that the Conservative Party was not involved. (Canadians in dozens of ridings reported receiving calls, or being telephoned at inconvenient hours or harassed by people purportedly calling on behalf of political parties.)

Date: 2012-03-02
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

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