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

CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

He is not held to be guilty, because it remains to be determined whether he can discharge himself of the burden the statute puts upon him. That is not an unreasonable burden. He is acting for the people of the whole polling division or the whole riding. If he violates the law which has been placed in his hand for his information, by putting a mark which would lead to the identification of a voter, the duty is put upon him of giving

a reason why he marked that ballot. That is the whole effect of my amendment.

Topic:   DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT AMENDMENT.
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