help us beat harper clone john duncan in vi north by getting libs here to swap votes with ndp in your riding.
Why was the reply I received this morning deleted?? I got the first line of it as an email notification.
This race is now especially scary because there are lies being spread about Veniez' previous business dealings. Veniez is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't regarding responding to them because he has to have proof that Weston's minions have been spreading them or he himself is being libellous. People don't believe politicians when then deny these kinds of rumours. He will probably sue, but that won't help him before May 2.
try finding liberals in your riding to call/email liberals in vi north to swap votes with ndp in your riding - there are other ndp ridings that could use liberal votes in exchange for ndp votes in yours.
i found the facebook app to work better than votepair.ca http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=39589050468
I totally agree with Michele's original posting. A definite oversight here--this has been a "see-saw" riding between Conservatives and Liberals. If you look at the poll results at Project Democracy for this riding, you'll see that until the last couple of days, it was almost a dead heat between the Liberals and Conservatives, with the NDP well below. Now the Liberals have fallen significantly behind the Conservatives.
Because West Van is part of the riding, there's no way the NDP can take it. Dan Veniez is not my idea of the perfect Liberal candidate; however, he is the only one with the slightest chance of taking it away from John Weston. Perhaps voters in this riding would be good candidates for "pair-voting." http://www.votepair.ca/
This should be added to your list of "crucial" BC ridings as it isn't too late to stop the Weston machine.
I whole heartedly agree with Michele and Islander. West Vancouver/Sunshine Coast is my riding as well and I am voting Liberal strategically. Please add it to your list as the polls show there's only a difference of approximately 5600 votes between the libs and the cons in this riding.
Well, we all have to rethink things again.
It seems that the Liberals are fading and the NDP are coming up fast in WVan-SC-StS...
Here are the latest polls from the riding, according to Project Democracy:
If you use the dropdown box to look at the last week's polls, you'll see that it's gone from neck-and-neck Cons/Lib with NDP trailing, to Cons ahead with Lib/NDP neck and neck and the NDP coming up while the Liberals fade.
Under the circumstances, it looks as if an NDP vote is the sensible one. I'm actually happier with that, since I've been to an all-candidates' in Gibsons, and Terry Platt of the NDP definitely came out best in the debate, by a long shot!
That's exactly what I'm afraid of. The NDP is catching up, but they can't win in this riding. Weston's smear campaign worked well, especially since Veniez didn't counter it adequately. If those of us who were planning to vote strategically for the LIberals switch now to NDP, we guarrantee that we will split the vote and Weston will certainly get in.
Veniez does not present himself well, which is not a good thing in a politician, but he has integrity. I'm thrilled about the "NDP surge," which bodes well for the ultimate make-up of parliament after this election, but here in this riding... please vote Liberal.
Boy am I going to lobby for voting reform after this election!
If the election were today, with that vote spread, I would still vote liberal (all the while wanting to vote NDP). I'll be watching this poll up until I vote.