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Renee Loth

A sprint, not a marathon

By Renee Loth
September 25, 2009

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The 2008 federal elections in Canada took just 37 days! That's the kind of political system attention-impaired Americans can get behind. Now voters in Massachusetts are about to give it a try, with the primary for Edward Kennedy's vacant US Senate seat just 73 days away. This might please people who don't like long campaigns, but is it really better for democracy? (Full article: 717 words)

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