Spacing Vancouver brings together contributors from all facets of the urban experience – transportation policy wonks and affordable housing activists alike. Our contributors are volunteers, flaneurs, and professionals, with interests as diverse as our city’s urban landscape.
While we would not presume to tell you how to cast your ballot, you might be feeling lost with only one day left before election day – so we’ve compiled a list of council candidates that we think deserve a closer look. Check out the City of Vancouver’s website for details on how and where you can cast a vote to support our shared urban environment on Saturday, November 19.
More than a dozen contributors have pooled their preferences to produce the following list, ordered in rough decending order. All four major slates are represented, as are the lone Green and key independent – and while the vast majority of those who contributed plan to vote for Gregor Robertson to continue as mayor, Randy Helten and Suzanne Anton did register in our poll.
The Top 10:
But don’t just take our word for it. To complete your research, please consult a variety of sources, including surveys (such as the Vancouver Public Space Network and Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition) and op-eds (the Georgia Straight is a good resource for this). Don’t forget about your nine votes for school board or seven for parks.
Spacing Vancouver will continue to bring you periodic updates as the race progresses – you can find the complete list here.