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Tom Parkin
Reporter has sources saying 29 PC candidates paid over $20,000 each ($600k or so) for a “specific method” that paid international students $200 “per trip” to vote in a PC nomination using the identity of someone on the stolen 407 list.
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Gord Perks May 17
Right?
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Tom Parkin May 17
Replying to @gordperks @JaneKarwat
This is the big question. There have been rumours of this for months and months. I heard whispers in green rooms last fall. Another big question: did the Ford for leader campaign use this specific method?
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Scott Piatkowski May 17
Replying to @Tom_Parkin_
This story has everything, starting with it being a perfect cautionary tale about the perils of privatization.
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Tom Parkin May 17
Replying to @ScottPiatkowski
Or maybe it was a farsighted electoral strategy.
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Ian Gillespie May 17
Replying to @Tom_Parkin_
Wait. WHAT?! The *candidates* paid $20K each?! As in, over a quarter of the ppl currently running for MPP?! This wld be a massive organized fraud, right?! Implicating, basically, the whole party in criminal conspiracy?! This can't be possible...
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Tom Parkin May 17
Replying to @IanRGillespie
probably the incumbents didn't need to. And did these 60,000 names just get loaded in the PC membership database? Did they vote in the PC leadership?
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Ian Gillespie May 17
Replying to @Tom_Parkin_
If this turns out to be true, can we can this scandal ?
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Tom Parkin May 17
Replying to @IanRGillespie
the specific method scandal might get more specific in upcoming days. Kinda funny 407 just becomes aware of this this data breach now. And, of course, they have a duty to go public....launching the whole story into the public realm...
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