News reports on a feared deadlock in the upcoming Canadian election.
- deadlock would the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further slows the economic recovery from the crisis
- Polls raise the prospect that no party will be able to form even a stable minority government.
- Adding to the uncertainty is an expected increase in mail-in voting that could delay the counting of ballots in some key electoral ridings. read more
I posted back a few weeks ago on the expected surge in mail-in ballots and how this could slow getting a result:
USD/CAD has been range bound (relatively speaking) in the couple of weeks leading up to the election
What's the story with an election held on a Monday? The UK and US have 'em on weekdays too. Here in Australia, Saturdays are the day. Which would seem to make it easier for most people to vote. Maybe the political folks can let me know what Australia is doing wrong?