"i have been telling people to vote against the con in every riding anyway, so the swap thing wasn't a big part of my campaigning although i too am disappointed that we didn't get a better response, not just from the ndp in sgi but greens…"
"how about joining with the mayday walk from saanich to the legislature http://salmonaresacred.org/blog/mayday
with overnight vigil and then vote together - i'm in vi north, we have our own fish to fry up here so i won't be there with…"
"wouldn't it be lovely if the candidates released their supporters to vote for her, we could then focus our attention on other ridings, perhaps set a precedent - alternatively, people could just do it, declare themselves for elizabeth may,…"
"dianne, i've been calling for such a swap for several days, a tiresome and frustrating process. i'm hoping greens in the valley just go ahead and vote ndp and ndp in saanich gulf islands vote green just because it makes sense, its acting…"
"thanks for the reminder about the rest of north island, i'm hoping people in other communities are doing similar things - lots of action on twitter and facebook but so far i haven't seen or heard from the rest of this riding."
"yes and all elections thereafter pols will be paying a hell of a lot more attention to their constituents especially if we keep the light shining on their actions, not words, as they work to make the changes WE want."
"jeff, have you considered http://voteswap.ca/Main_Page
this came to cvforum, an egroup in the valley....
Vancouver Island North is one of the 20 or so "close" ridings. So is Moncton, New Brunswick. …"
"i thought we could run this campaign without endorsing a candidate, just tell people to watch the polls and vote for the candidate who is closest to duncan.
but given the voting record, the ndp are clearly the front runners.
"i agree, the ndp is most likely to beat the con in vi north, but my concern about endorsing ndp is that it undermines our claim to non-partisanship and it will piss off some libs and greens who might be persuaded to vote for the ndp when the time…"
"i wrote this before seeing the post from @jjedras below: is this based on current polling or on past history? i want to make sure that the libs have absolutely no chance before i endorse anybody, not that i want to endorse the libs or the ndp…"