Voter turnout in Ontario provincial elections has been on the decline from 64 per cent in 1990 to 48 percent in 2011. But in this provincial election, voter turnout jumped to 52.1 per cent.
1990 Voter Turnout
2011 Voter Turnout
2014 Voter Turnout
- Studies show that people are more likely to vote when people they know and trust talk to them about elections.
- When people talk with each other long before Election Day, people have time to consider their choices and are even more likely to vote.
- Charts on what the parties said
This is what we did:
- held making vote count cafés
- sponsored election information booths
- facilitated A Taxing Story skit to CHRC staff and residents
- distributed election materials including chart of party’ positions on issues