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Thank you for voting!

Students did something amazing yesterday - they decided who would lead our province. Reading through the news this morning it was clear that voter turn out was considerably higher than in 2008 - 57% of eligible voters came out and cast their ballot and everywhere it was clear that young Albertans including students made up

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Party platforms on post-secondary

We have already begun calling thousands of students, reminding them to get out and vote tomorrow. Polls are open from 9:00am to 8:00pm and if you need more information on where to vote or what you need to bring we suggest checking out Elections Alberta at elections.ab.ca. We have also received a lot of questions

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Mr. Lahey wants you to vote

John Dunsworth, the actor behind the character Mr. Lahey on Trailer Park Boys wants you to vote - yes, you! John has been passionate about promoting voting and engaging citizens in the political process for many years, having directed the movie "John Dunsworth: The Candidate" about his own candidacy in an election before he found

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Getting students out to vote

This was originally posted at Alberta Votes Matter, a great campaign looking to refocus conversations about what should matter to Albertans under 40 during the provincial election. Check out the other essay by Alberta leaders under 40 at www.albertavotesmatter.com and follow the campaign at @albertavotes Students have been waiting a long time for this election;

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Promises and Platforms

Last night saw many students - not to mention many Albertans - tuning in to see the only debate between the party leaders during this election. For many, it was perhaps their first look at the leaders up close - after all every party except for the NDP are running with new leaders this election.

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Students are being heard this election

The election campaign is only half done and we already have made a lot of progress! Thousands of students have signed the pledge and hundreds more are making the pledge each day - keep up the great work and make sure your friends know about the vote on April 23. Your students' union and the

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Edmonton candidates spar at the U of A

The Students' Union at the University of Alberta hosted the first of two forums for the provincial election, this one for the candidates in Edmonton-Riverview which includes part of the University of Alberta campus and is the home to dozens of students. Post-secondary education was a hot topic among the candidates, as the debate comes

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Voting away from home

Elections are not always called at the most convenient time - and that would be obvious this election as April 23 is the middle of exams for most of us. One of the most common reasons people don't cast a ballot on election day is that they simply can't make it to the ballot box

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Huge turnout at U of L forum

The University of Lethbridge Students’ Union hosted the Get Out The Vote Campaign’s first all candidates debate of the election. All four candidates contesting Lethbridge-West were in attendance to debate a wide range of issues and answer questions from students. The format of the debate allowed candidates to debate three issue areas: fiscal policy, energy

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Register to vote for April 23

In Alberta you need to be on the voter's list in order to receive a ballot - not to worry if you were not enumerated in the fall - it is really easy to add yourself to the list. Just visit Voterlink on Elections Alberta's website at www.voterlink.ab.ca along with your Alberta driver's licence or

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