The 2011 general election was the first for the Pirate Party of Canada, which only became a registered political party last year . . . It fielded 10 candidates, including party leader Mikkel Paulson in Edmonton Centre, in the May 2 federal election . . . With 71,472 of 71,513 polls reporting across the country, Pirates had hooked a total of 3,198 votes . . .
May 6, 2011