Thursday, September 21, 2017
It has been nearly four years since municipalities had their last election, which means it is time for another. Across Alberta residents will converge upon local gymnasiums, community centres, and churches to cast their votes for councillors and the mayor.
In many ways municipalities are the most directly responsible for the happiness and prosperity of their residents. Municipal elections should never be an exercise in who has the most, biggest, or best looking signs.
Everybody knows why generally speaking it is important to vote, but I wanted to lay out a few specific considerations to prospective voters ahead of this years’ election.