I don't know much about the candidates, but I must say, everyone seems to be taking the election much more peacefully than over here. The US is split up in two sides with a wall inbetween them. It'* sad. It seems in Canada people are more tolerant to each party, which is good.
I was at home last weekend near Detroit, and one of the radio stations I listen to is from Canada. I heard some radio ads for the political parties, and it was a shock for me. There was no backstabbing or slander. They simply pointed out their ideals and goals. It was a nice change to listen to that from over there.
I have no opinion on the election ... but as Ryan said, I hope your leader doesn't become best buddy'* with Bush... ( just saying...