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Friday, October 29, 2004

Next President elected by Rock Paper Scissors, best two out of three

Political researchers have come up with 14 scenarios where Americans won't know who has been elected President when they wake up on Wednesday morning.

Canadians shouldn't feel too smug. Our PM is traditionally the leader of the party with the most seats in the House of Commons. In 1972, if I recall correctly, the Tories and Liberals were briefly tied in their seat count totals until military and absentee votes gave the Liberals a two seat edge and a minority government.

Posted by Rick Hiebert on October 29, 2004 | Permalink


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Am I to gather then that the military voted mostly for Trudeau in 1972?


Posted by: Justzumgai | 2004-10-29 8:09:26 PM

I think it was the absentees, but I don't have anything at hand to prove that.

Either that, or it was the votes from the Second Canadian Kamikaze Highlanders :)

Posted by: Rick Hiebert | 2004-10-30 9:18:05 AM

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