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Impolitical: The #CPC fights back in the #robocalls litigation

News that the Conservatives have filed some evidence in the robocalls litigation: “Affidavit rebuts voter suppression allegations against Conservatives.” As the headline suggests, the affidavit submits the Conservative side’s evidence on the robocalls allegations. Specifically, it counters the evidence of an RMG call centre worker which is relied upon by the plaintiffs in these cases, . . . → Read More: Impolitical: The #CPC fights back in the #robocalls litigation

Impolitical: Building democracy

Here was Preston Manning speaking to the media yesterday on voter suppression: Speaking to reporters, Manning said all parties should be worried about robocall vote-suppression during the 2011 election that directed some voters to the wrong polling stations and which has Elections Canada investigating complaints of voter fraud.

“I think it’s deplorable, those types of . . . → Read More: Impolitical: Building democracy

Firms Use #CPC Tactics To Halt Bad PR

Many of you will remember yesterdays post about John Fryer, the UVic professor who wrote a letter to the editor of the Globe and Mail about the two day Manning Center intensive campaign course he attended where-in he allegidly had heard about Robocalls and voter suppression. Turns out the group that Fryer had claimed were . . . → Read More: Firms Use #CPC Tactics To Halt Bad PR

Impolitical: RMG call centre in Gatineau used during election?

Noted from a report this week in Le Droit, three Ottawa area Conservative candidates also hired RMG during the May 2011 federal election: Les campagnes de trois candidats conservateurs de la région d’Ottawa ont versé tout près de 30 000 $ à l’une des firmes de sollicitation téléphonique soupçonnées d’avoir effectué des appels frauduleux aux . . . → Read More: Impolitical: RMG call centre in Gatineau used during election?

Robogate: Call Centre staff coming forward.

But will the floodgates open? Or, will this be portrayed as a ‘he said, she said’ argument?

A fourth remembered directing people to voting stations but did not remember passing on any message that a voting station had changed.

However, one employee was so concerned that something was amiss she says she reported it . . . → Read More: Robogate: Call Centre staff coming forward.