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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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Mapping the Vancouver 2014 Election Candidates

Is there any regional bias to the Vancouver election candidates? I took the postal codes from the candidates nomination papers and mapped them. Here are a few interesting tidbits I noticed. NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe lives on the UBC … Continue reading

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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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