-10.8 C
Fort St. John
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Election Reaction – Poor Voter Turnout

Advertisement

Poor voter turnout is a major topic of local area post municipal election discussion.

Less than 29 hundred of the more than 12 and half thousand voters in Fort St. John, or 23 percent, cast ballots.

As pathetic as that was, it was nearly three times better, than the turn-out in electoral area “C” of the Peace River Regional District, where less than 6 hundred, of about 73 hundred elgibile voters, went to the polls.

Here are some of the post-election comments of two of the winning candidates… Fort St. John’s mayor-elect, Bruce Lantz…and the new area “C” director, Arthur Hadland…

[asset|aid=640|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=3b88d387b74134a47a190396aa44bd7d-Bruce-Arthur_2_Pub.mp3]

The answer to voter apathy in this area however, may rest no further away, than Hudson’s Hope.

Of the 640 eligible voters in that district, 452…or more than 70 percent…cast ballots.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Doc Walker to play the Lido Theatre

HYPNOTIST: RAY ANDERSON

Jokes N Tokes Comedy Tour

Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

Recall on several children’s strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen syrups

OTTAWA, ONT - Health Canada has issued a recall on several children's strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen syrups because of defective child-resistant safety caps on the bottles ISSUE...