The one thing that is clear, is that the consequences of strategic vote last a long time. To guard against the very low risk of a rerun of the last four years, Toronto progressive voters who back John Tory may be setting themselves up for four more years of the same Ford agenda, only more competently administered and with less fodder for the tabloids.
Alice Funke is the publisher of PunditsGuide.ca, which is set to release a major upgrade in the next few weeks in advance of the 2015 Federal Election. She has been the designated curmudgeon against strategic voting schemes in Canada since 2008.
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