Monday, March 18, 2013

From the North Coast Election Desk

With the Legislature session coming to a close last week (and with it MLA Gary Coons heading off into the political sunset), the race for the North Coast is officially underway.

A one person race at the moment, with only NDP hopeful Jennifer Rice as a declared candidate.

Through the weeks leading up to the May 14th election, we'll offer up the North Coast's homepage for election items, A catalogue of information on the candidates (we do hope there is more than one!), as well as polling information province wide and other items of note on the campaign trail.

Our political portal will be an expansion of our regular feature From the Legislature, which has been providing information on developments both locally and from Victoria on provincial politics and issues.

As the Election Desk evolves on the way to May 14th we'll be adding items that we think may be of interest.

Our portal could be the way to start every day to track the developments on the North Coast and beyond.

May 16-- Councillor Rice just one of many to make the jump to provincial politics
May 15-- Electoral Autopsy: North Coast Edition

Provincial Party Websites

BC Conservative Party
BC Green Party
BC Liberal Party
BC NDP Party

The Northwest Candidates:

The North Coast


Election Backgrounders:

The Polls are open

Candidate Discussion Points

The Issues

The Pollsters

All Candidate Debates

Nomination Period

Some Resources to follow province wide as they become available:

Elections BC website 

CBC Daybreak North  Riding Profiles
The Tyee Election Guide
The Tyee Election Hook
Georgia Straight Election page
BC2013 Election page
Business in Vancouver Politics and Policy page

Provincial Leadership Debates

April 26-- Provincial Party Leaders in debate through CKNW Friday NCR

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