Elections are “unfair” due to foreign involvement, say 13% of voters

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According to a new government report, 13% of voters believe the federal election is unfair, partly due to China’s foreign involvement Blacklock’s Reporter.

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According to an internal Elections Canada investigation, another 27% believe voting is “vulnerable to fraud.”

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“Concerns about electoral integrity and security and perceived unfair regional distribution of seats remain the top two reasons, followed by concerns about foreign Chinese interference, which is a new finding,” the pollsters’ report said.

“While a large majority of voters, 78%, generally believe that Elections Canada conducts federal elections fairly, that share has fallen significantly from 81% in 2022.”

The survey, which Elections Canada paid Leger Marketing $81,622 to conduct, comes from 2,505 people surveyed across Canada in the first week of March.

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This came ahead of the March 22 resignation of Liberal MP Han Dong (Don Valley North) over alleged secret contacts with Chinese agents and the March 23 vote in the House of Commons for a public inquiry into foreign interference.

The report said those who voted frequently and were aged 35 to 54 were “significantly more likely to express concerns about foreign Chinese interference” than younger voters

Researchers found that 76% of voters of all ages were concerned about the impact of false information online, followed by “foreign money being used to influence politics in Canada” (66%) and “foreign countries or groups influencing social Using the media and other means to influence politics.” political opinions of Canadians” (65%).


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