In the last municipal elections here in BC a paltry 30% of voters showed up. We can do better than that.
The most common reasons I hear for not voting are:
1. I don’t know who the candidates are.
2. I don’t have time to research the issues.
This year, I’ve done the research for you. Here you’ll find a listing of what we’re voting on, what these people do and a quick way to choose your candidates based on the issues that matter to you. For more in depth information I recommend the excellent election coverage on the Abby News.
Here’s what you need to know:
Who are we electing and what do they do?
Choose your candidate by issue – mayor
Choose your candidate by issue – city councillors
Choose your candidate by issue – school board trustees