I believe the last election in Canada saw about 50 percent turn out?
Unsure of the US? Making the government, at least in Canada, quite illegitimate in their claims of representing the people of Canada.
Early Count Shows 95 Percent of Crimea Voters Want to Be Russian
With fifty percent of the ballots counted, an overwhelming 95.5 percent of voters in Crimea are in favor of joining Russia, a preliminary tally indicated Sunday.
Only 3.5 percent voted to remain part of Ukraine and 1 percent of the ballots were invalid, said Mikhail Malyshev, chairman of the Crimean Election committee
Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama (they talked on the phone) on Sunday that a Crimean referendum was legal according to international law.
|An election official watches voting in a referendum at a polling station in Simferopol|
About 93% of voters in Ukraine's Crimea region supported union with Russia, Russian state news agency RIA quoted an exit poll as showing.Curious?
Polling stations in Crimea closed at 6pm GMT. Another Russian news agency, Interfax, said voter turnout had exceeded 80%.
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer also says supporting the new Ukrainian government “in every way possible” is at the top of the Obama’s administration’s priority list.Really? Are the thugs of Maidan being hung out to dry? Anyone?
But action on $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine is on hold because Congress is on a break now.
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