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G&M: Apathetic voters in a ballot-heavy time

October 18th - Joe Finkle, a vice-president of McMaster University's students union, is embroiled in a fight with the City of Hamilton over its decision to yank its polling station at the university because of poor turnout in the 2006 municipal election, when only 10 students voted on campus.

In an effort to promote civic politics and encourage more students to vote, Mr. Finkle, 23, has set up a website outlining the key issues in the campaign along with each candidate's policy platform.

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