Education and Voting: Learning to Vote
How do people learn how to vote for any given election? We can rephrase this question to "How do we learn to use our political enfranchisement to elect a person to represent us in parliament?" This question emphasizes that voting is part of one having a franchise in society.
There are lots of ways - our family, schools, and of course political parties who think we will vote for them will do their best to "get out the vote." The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada also has a responsiblity to educate people about voting. How's that done? Here are some documents:
You can also order these documents directly from Elections Canada.
But voting is only part of our political franchise. We have more rights too. Our franchise includes the right to run for political office, the right to associate, etc. Consider the question: how do we learn to use our political enfranchisement to access documents held by our government?