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The Election: Results & Aftermath Class Agenda: Next 2-3 weeks: Chapter 6: The Crown & Its Servants Chapter 7: Parliament Observe and discuss Election & its aftermath Government formation Leadership issues… Mr. Dion, please step forward!

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The Election: Results & Aftermath

Class Agenda:

  • Next 2-3 weeks:

    • Chapter 6: The Crown & Its Servants

    • Chapter 7: Parliament

  • Observe and discuss

    • Election & its aftermath

    • Government formation

    • Leadership issues… Mr. Dion, please step forward!


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Elections, Parties, and the Party SystemMalcomlson & Myers, Chapter 9 & 10

155 seats needed to form a majorityFull results (Elections Canada)


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The Election: Results & Aftermath

The Political Geography of the 2008 Election:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/v5/content/election2008/provincial-results.html


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The Election: Results & Aftermath

The Political Geography of the 2008 Election:

  • Continuing presence of Bloc Quebecois in Parliament

    • 45-55 seats are out of play w/o altering N required for majority

  • An anti-system party

    • Committed to demise of current regime

    • Untouchable for coalitional purposes

    • Limits viable alternative coalitions

      • Conservative minority government

      • Is a Liberal – NDP – Green coalition viable?


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The Election: Results & Aftermath

The Political Geography of the 2008 Election:

  • How long can system remain stable?

    • Increasing resemblance to politics of post-war Italy & French 4th Republic

    • Deep-seated cleavages, political polarization & anti-system parties undercutting stability

    • Implications vis-à-vis electoral reform


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The Election: Results & Aftermath

Government Formation:

  • Harper on player realistically able to claim confidence of House

  • Visit G-G, and be asked whether he is willing & able to maintain a “government”

  • Harper will accept this invitation

  • Within days, Harper will appoint a new cabinet

  • The House will meet to pass judgement on new cabinet


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