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The Star's View: Council candidates require long-range vision for their ward

How many times have you heard city council candidates tell you that if elected, they’ll fix the sewers and roads in your ward? Too many times to count? 452 more words

Opinion

Only two incumbents among Francis favourites for city council

Guaranteed to cause either disappointment, happiness or annoyance near the end of the Election 2014 campaign trail, Mayor Eddie Francis has weighed in with his favourite picks for the next city council. 638 more words

News

Lack Of Lawn Signs This Campaign Means Fewer Choices On The Ballot

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As you drive along major thoroughfares in the Pittsburgh region, have you noticed something different this election season?

One sure indication of an election are a lot of lawn signs, and this spot along Banksville Road is typically full of them. 391 more words

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Candidate Websites: The Good, Okay and Non-Existent

Like many Vermont citizens, I’ve been frustrated with the continuing saga of Vermont Health Connect (don’t bother clicking until November 15th, after the election).  Although, I am neither a VHC insurance customer or healthcare provider, my hope is for better access to healthcare and cost containment.  1,180 more words

Politics

Should You Live in the Ward You Want to Represent? - By The Numbers

Sometimes I get the feeling that this is how a conversation would go between a candidate and a resident:

Candidate: “Hi, I am Jack London and I am running for council. 1,656 more words

London Ontario

Congress and the never-ending incumbancies

They say that to improve is to change, and to perfect is to change often. There’s no question that we’ve improved greatly as a nation in the 238 years since our founding. 307 more words

Politics

The Star's View: Why this election is a turning point in Windsor

There are more than 50 candidates vying for just 10 Windsor wards seats in the Oct. 27 municipal election. A dozen more hopefuls have thrown their hat in the ring to be mayor. 460 more words

Opinion