Our southern neighbour is also gearing up for an election and, given the state of Canadian sovereignty and the possibility of the U.S. economy tanking, the U.S. race may influence Canadians more than our own election. Most people in my circle are following American politics with unprecedented interest.
For some Albertans, election readiness means looking at the ballot box and saying, "Who are all of these people anyway?" And someone in the next booth might answer back, "Who cares? It's just another boring Provincial election." But here are some tips for the hardcore flacks.