What Canada's close election says about Australia | ABC News

What Canada's close election says about Australia | ABC News
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Leading political strategists on the left and right say Canada and Australia have the most similar electoral markets in the world.

They’ve long swapped notes about their successes and failures.

“Canada appears to have taken several lessons from the 2019 Australian election and Scott Morrison’s victory,” Canadian political scientist Clifton van der Linden said.

Mr van der Linden founded Vote Compass, an interactive election tool that allows participants to match their views with the policies of the major parties.

He’s run it in conjunction with the ABC and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during three federal elections in each country.

This year, more than 1.4 million people responded in both nations and the results give you a sense of the concerns in common.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-20/justin-trudeau-looks-to-australia-fight-for-political-survival/11611962

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