[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.

Darryl O'Neill ldoneill at golden.net
Fri Apr 1 11:54:04 EDT 2011


Andrew Telegdi lost the 2008 vote to Peter Braid by 17 votes.  I know of 
4 people who voted Green who were kicking themselves when they found out 
that Peter Braid won.

If your green party candidate is likely to win then by all means vote 
for them.  If they are likely to be 3rd, 4th or 5th place then vote for 
the Liberal or NDP candidate most likely to win.  Otherwise, the party 
with the worst green record may get a majority.



Paul Nijjar wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:35:20PM -0400, Darcy Casselman wrote:
>   
>> Cathy MacLellan is very good.  I like her a lot.  She doesn't have a
>> hope of getting more than a few percent in the polls, though. 
>>     
>
> Last time she got 12.10% of the vote (which some speculate is why we
> have Peter Braid as MP now).
>
> http://www.elections.ca/scripts/OVR2008/31/7383.html
>
> Will things be different this time? Time will tell. If I was a gambler
> then I would be willing to bet money she won't win, though. 
>
> - Paul 
>
>   




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