Canada's political parties are ranking you - 2019-08-31
The school year is only just beginning and report cards are a long way off — unless you are a Canadian voter, currently being graded according to your likely political leaning as the election looms.
Most Canadians assume that elections are an opportunity to assign pass-or-fail marks to the politicians. What voters may not know is that they're being sized up as well — by the political parties seeking those precious Xs on the ballot on Oct. 21.
Inside the huge, mostly secret databases that all the major parties keep are comprehensive lists of voters, sorted by likelihood of support.