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    Elections Canada

    Its responsibilities include:

        * Making sure that all voters have access to the electoral system
        * Informing citizens about the electoral system
        * Maintaining the National Register of Electors
        * Enforcing electoral legislation
        * Training election officers
        * Producing maps of electoral districts
        * Registering political parties, electoral district associations, and third parties that engage in election advertising
        * Administering the allowances paid to registered political parties
        * Monitoring election spending by candidates, political parties and third parties
        * Publishing financial information on political parties, electoral district associations, candidates, nomination contestants, leadership contestants and third parties
        * Supporting the independent commissions responsible for adjusting the boundaries of federal electoral districts every ten years
        * Reporting to Parliament on the administration of elections and referendums

    Annual budget     $110,501,000 (2008 est. spending)

    Canada has about 1/10 the US population but i don't think the budget would need to scale linearly.

    There's bad big government, and there's good big government.

    All things in the sky are pure to those who have no telescopes. – Charles Fort

    by subtropolis on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 08:15:33 PM PDT

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