Older voters have sway at the polls because they tend to show up and vote
By Geoff Nixon, CBC News
Seniors. They're an increasingly big group and they tend to show up on election day.
They're the group of people aged 65 and older, who now account for nearly one in six members of the population, according to Statistics Canada.
In Windsor, Ont., this group comprises one in five residents. That means local seniors loom even larger at the ballot box, as they make up nearly a quarter of the city's voting-age population.