ALBERTA MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2013

Provincial Parties Watch Edmonton Election

Edmonton's Municipal Election has come and gone, with now a new Mayor, six new councillors (although one of whom is Mike Nickel who is a past Councillor from 2004-2007), and six returning councillors. Although it is important to the provincial parties who has been elected, it is almost as important to note 'who' didn't get elected.

Chris Harper Deserves our Respect

During the time that I've followed municipal politics, I have not seen a more devoted individual than Chris Harper when it comes to his community. If there was one individual who deserves the extra 87 votes, it would be Chris.
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Ballot Box Missing

A ballot box is missing in Calgary.A deputy returning officer for the Foothills hospital in Calgary noticed a ballot box was missing during transport to the central ballot location on Monday night.Ret...
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Edmonton Reacts To New Council

Most of the votes weren't even in yet. But the lead posted by Edmonton mayoral candidate Don Iveson was so vast that it only took a few minutes after the polls closed at 8 p.m. for him to be declared...
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Purple Whipped

Calgary's mayor Naheed Nenshi was a little less purple prince and a little more bruised scrapper as he headed into what was predictably an easy win at the ballots on Monday. When Calgarians gave Nensh...
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Voter Turnout Plummets

Fewer Calgarians headed to the polls on Monday, compared to the huge turnout the city saw in 2010. Only 38.43 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot, according to preliminary voter turnout numbers...
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Nenshi Wins, Twitter Erupts

It took mere moments for Twitter to erupt into a chirping storm after learning of the coronation of its purple prince. Like he did three years ago, Naheed Nenshi pulled a decisive lead over the rest o...
Dave Onishenko

Edmonton, Meet Your New Mayor

It wasn't a very close race and at the end of Monday night's municipal elections in Edmonton, Don Iveson was the clear winner to the mayor's chair. At last count Monday night, Iveson had garnered more...
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OF MICE AND NENSHI

It was a coronation in Calgary on Monday as wildly popular Mayor Naheed Nenshi handily won re-election.There was also a blowout in Edmonton, where former city councillor Don Iveson took over the top j...