Prime Minister Jean Chretien, with his wife Aline, during a campaign stop in November 2000.(Fred Chartrand/CP)

If this election is the ‘most important,’ which one was the least?

The leaders would have you believe every vote is a battle for the soul of the nation. History tells us otherwise.

Was London’s ‘pioneering’ ranked-ballot election a success?

The Ontario city was the first in Canada to elect its municipal leaders without first-past-the-post. But was it worth the extra cost?

What America can teach Canada about its broken leadership systems

J.J. McCullough: If there’s a fix to Canada’s messy system of choosing leaders, it’s in the U.S. where party membership is free and open to all

Should older people lose the right to vote?

Some have argued that disenfranchising the elderly would allow younger people to make decisions about their future, but is it really that simple?

In Saskatchewan, Brad Wall’s Prairie fire rages on

Despite an aw-shucks demeanour, a predictable election night reasserts Brad Wall’s might in Saskatchewan

Why I ran and how I lost: Kirk LaPointe looks back on his Vancouver race

A first-hand, truly insider account of an unlikely, hard-fought and sometimes ugly race to lead Vancouver

The U.S. midterm elections will be a battle of billionaires

Can a few of America’s richest citizens sway the outcome in critical races?

What might be problematic about the Fair Elections Act?

Questions about the bill begin to mount

Can Tim Hudak sell right-to-work in Ontario?

Or did his party just hand its opponents a silver bullet?

Is Michael Chong ready to challenge the system?

New proposals with the potential for major reform

Let’s lower the voting age to 16

The Twitter generation is engaged and deserves a say