Rules for party nominations to stop election interference?

During the current election interference investigations, a concern has been raised that both the Conservative Party nominations and Liberal Party nominations allow non-citizens and underage voters to vote in their nominations. These are not only Permanent Residence, but also Foreign Workers and International Students as young as 14.
Published on April 12, 2024

During the current election interference investigations, a concern has been raised that both the Conservative Party nominations and Liberal Party nominations allow non-citizens and underage voters to vote in their nominations. These are not only Permanent Residence, but also Foreign Workers and International Students as young as 14.

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Should nomination races be restricted to only citizens over 18, or should this more open approach continue to be allowed to encourage more early voter participation in our democratic process? Should laws be changed to allow Elections Canada to oversee party nominations, as is done by Provincial elections oversight bodies in many provinces?

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