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Curiousneighbor

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.

You're a fellow Canuck, eh? Half my family is Quebec born and raised. I'm a southerner who can't handle the Canadian Winters. What do you want to know about the US electoral system?
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.

Hello, Curiousneighbor! Welcome to the Forums!

I'm TheGoverness, nice to meet you. :2wave:
 

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I am wondering how and why this seemingly complicated presidential selection process evolved. Here it is first past the post, the party with the most seats in parliament forms the government and their leader becomes top dog.
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.

Welcome to the forum! Feel free to weigh in on opinions too, you don't have to refrain in any way. Also, I'm sure most of us would be happy to answer questions about our electoral system.
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.


****. THAT.

Speak your mind.

This is the definition of honesty.

If we dont sometime during this life figure out that we should be honest, well, we wasted our time here then didn't we......
 
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I am wondering how and why this seemingly complicated presidential selection process evolved. Here it is first past the post, the party with the most seats in parliament forms the government and their leader becomes top dog.

I'm pretty sure it's a vestigial system left over from a time before electronic voting.
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.

Canadian? Will you take back Sidney Crosby....please?
 

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I have been watching this forum and decided I could safely join in. Not having a dog in this fight, I am Canadian, I will refrain from offering opinions but have a lot of questions regarding the electoral system.
Interestingly enough, I have strong American roots. My grand mother's family settled in Idaho before coming to Canada but only for a brief period, they likely couldn't handle Alberta winters. My grand father from Wisconsin somehow landed in the same area where they met and stayed to raise a family.

Two places in Canada I visited in the past...

Canadian Forces Base Comox in summer and Calgary in winter. Two extremes. Both beautiful in their own way. Wonderful people in both places.
 

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I am wondering how and why this seemingly complicated presidential selection process evolved. Here it is first past the post, the party with the most seats in parliament forms the government and their leader becomes top dog.

I am also Canadian. Many good folks here. If you do not know about the electoral system to gun laws, to how States Rights work, just ask and people here will give you the information/ reasoning/ links and such.
And welcome to the Board.
 

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I am wondering how and why this seemingly complicated presidential selection process evolved. Here it is first past the post, the party with the most seats in parliament forms the government and their leader becomes top dog.

I think it's a Freemason thing :)
 
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