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Absent Mandate 

Refers to the argument that voters respond to the choices with which they are presented by the parties and that Canadian parties have chosen to act as brokers of political interests.

(Harold D. Clarke et al. Absent Mandate: Canadian Electoral Politics in an Era of Restructuring 3rd ed. Toronto: Gage, 1996)


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