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Making your Choice: The Provincial General Election

In our democratic system of government, elections enable us to choose who will govern on our behalf.  The right to make this choice comes with a heavy responsibility: we must be informed voters on election day.  To fulfill this responsibility, we have to know something about political parties and important issues before we decide who would best represent us in the Legislative Assembly.

    

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

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Voices of Politics
Following a heated campaign, Ralph Klein defeats Nancy Betkowski, taking fifty-nine percent of the vote. The geographic distribution of votes reveals where both members draw their support.
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