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The recent election campaign. Problems with the process by which the results were obtained. Thoughts and comments on the campaign. Some personal anecdotes for illustration. Some suggested reasons for the outcome of the recent election. The responsibilities of the news media. The role of television. Provisions of the Election Expenses Act. Suggestions for change in the Broadcasitng Act and the Canada Elections Act. Public opinion polls. The lack of a truly national political party, and an explicaiton of this comment. The elimination of political advertising on radio and television, and other suggestions for a better election campaign.