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My Picks for Vision Vancouver Nominations

There are so many talented individuals running for Vision Vancouver nominations for Park Board and School Board. I’m glad they’re giving members an opportunity to vote in open nominations. It’s weird how rare that is for civic parties. It was … Continue reading

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End of Blacktop Politics – Peak Car Use in Vancouver

For the past 40 years, the car has been king and BC politicians have been promising shiny, new (and expensive) highways, bridges, and expressways to get elected. It’s been known as ‘blacktop politics‘, and although it never delivered on its … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Ultimate 2011 Election Map

Building on the analysis I did for COPE, here is a map that summarizes at a very high level the voting results in Vancouver. I looked at the ‘winners’ – the candidates that placed in the top 10 for city … Continue reading

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Vancouver Election Analysis Maps

Note: Check out the updated map here. I thought I was done with Vancouver election analysis. But COPE asked me to do some extra work to help their membership understand what happened during the election, and since I like COPE … Continue reading

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Vancouver Election Analysis – Candidate Correlation

This will be my last election analysis post. I promise. The Vancouver election results are particularly interesting to analyze because each voter had multiple choices to make – 1 vote for mayor, 10 council, 7 parks board, and 8 school … Continue reading

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Deep Dive into the Vancouver Election Results

I did a quick analysis of the Vancouver election results last night, but this morning I did a deeper dive into the data (Skyrim can wait). I went through the 135 polling districts and tried to find interesting patterns and … Continue reading

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Vancouver Election Results – Reaction and Analysis

I’m tired and it’s been a long day. I spent 12 hours scrutineering at Renfrew Community Centre, ensuring that Vision got its supporters to the polls. I hope it isn’t a reflection of my hard work, but Suzanne Anton received … Continue reading

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Voting Resources

When? Saturday, November 19, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Where? Check out the City of Vancouver’s election website for basic information on where to vote and what identification you need. Who? Whomever you think will represent your interests and make … Continue reading

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My Endorsed Slate for Vancouver Election

For Mayor, I’ll be voting for Gregor Robertson of Vision Vancouver. For council, my votes in order of preference: Andrea Reimer (Vision) – cool, environmentalist, leading Greenest City initiative Geoff Meggs (Vision) – transportation guru, supportive of bike lanes Heather … Continue reading

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Voting advice from Dan Mangan

Here’s some video advice from Dan Mangan: I would urge you to look at the candidates and choose ones that have decided to not go with attack ads, to not go with the low road, to not go with lowest … Continue reading

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