Episode #14 - Exit Music (For An Election)
Annamie Paul resigns, how the polls did and the #EveryElectionProject continues on this week's episode of The Writ.
This week on The Writ podcast:
In the news
Annamie Paul resigns as Green Party leader.
The Liberals won the mail ballots — and it could have mattered a lot had the election been closer. Read more here.
The polls (mostly) nailed the election, again. Read more here.
Polls of the week
A post-election “exit poll” from Léger shows us what motivated people to vote for each party.
Questions and answers
What’s the value of reporting the national numbers in polls or election results?
What were some big misses in the polls in Canadian elections?
What are the odds anybody other than the Greens tries to replace their leader?
The 1937 Ontario election, won by the Ontario Liberals under the hard-livin’, Mackenzie King-hatin’, Maurice Duplessis-lovin’ Mitch Hepburn.
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This week’s podcast title musical inspiration courtesy of Radiohead:
Thanks for listening!