January 23, 2017 — Volume 1 in A Report on the Twenty-Eighth General Election has been released by the Chief Electoral Officer for the Province of Saskatchewan.
“This is the first of four volumes that comprise our post-election reporting,” says Dr. Michael Boda, Chief Electoral Officer of Saskatchewan. “While historically of little interest to citizens beyond candidates, those working in our political parties, and political scientists, the report draws attention to a problem of real concern for a much broader audience. It shows nearly half of Saskatchewan’s eligible voters have not been participating in our recent provincial elections—a situation that undermines the strong democratic tradition by which we select those who govern our province.”
The report can be found here: www.elections.sk.ca/resource-centre/reports-publications/ in both large and smaller file versions. A CSV Excel file of the poll-by-poll results is also available at the above link.
The remaining three volumes for post-election reporting consist of:
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