Tag Archives: Gregor Robertson

Vancouver Election 2014 – Initial Reaction

I’m sure none of the parties are entirely happy with yesterday’s election results. Vision retains control of City Council, with Mayor Gregor Robertson and 6 councillors re-elected, but suffered big loses on Park Board and School Board. The NPA and … Continue reading

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My Endorsements for Vancouver’s 2014 Election

Vancouver’s election is only 10 days away. Advanced polls opened yesterday, so you can vote now. The only thing holding you back is choosing who to vote for. Vancouver’s ballot will likely be the most intimidating ballot you’ve ever seen. … 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 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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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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