May 14, 1908 (10th Parliament, 4th Session)


Joseph Gédéon Horace Bergeron

Conservative (1867-1942)


Well, I think my hon. friend will have to accept the method I suggested. It is very easy, it is done in GaspS and in some other counties, and it is done in the province of Ontario. There are cases where the nominations are held a fortnight before the election, and the election takes place on the same day as in the other constituencies. instead of weeks afterwards. That is perfectly feasible, and every man listening to me kno-ws that it should be done so. The present mode takes an undue advantage of one party or the other.

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