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Dirty robocall tricks: a continental juxtaposition

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Er…sound familiar, boys and girls?

Here at home, the mills of justice grind slowly on:

In an affidavit sworn Aug. 8, 2012, Andrew Langhorne, [Responsive Marketing Group’s] chief operating officer, provided a script used by its callers that asked voters to confirm they knew where to vote on election day and said, “Elections Canada has changed some voting locations at the last moment.”

But only one of the ridings actually had changes to its polling stations, says a lawyer representing the voters who mounted the challenge.

“Further, the [Conservative Party of Canada] directed RMG to raise the question of polling locations even though Elections Canada had specifically asked political parties to refrain from contacting electors to advise of such changes,” Steven Shrybman wrote in the factum presented to the court.

Meanwhile, from Elections Canada:

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[H/t Stephen Maher]

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