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Kelowna, B.C. civic election candidates speak out over vandalized signs – Okanagan
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Kelowna, B.C. civic election candidates speak out over vandalized signs – Okanagan

Two Kelowna, B.C., civic election candidates are speaking out after it was reported that campaign signs in the city were being severely damaged. Mayoral candidate Tom Dyas’ team sent photos to Global News that showed vandalized signs belonging to council candidates Mohini Singh, Anthony Shephard, Susan Ames, Davis Kyle, and several others.“The screws have been removed on them, and they’ve been kind of dismantled, more so than somebody just cracking them or breaking the actual signs,” explained mayoral candidate, Tom Dyas. Read more: Campaign signs found damaged, Kelowna mayoral candidate says Read More Campaign signs found damaged, Kelowna mayoral candidate says ...
B.C. municipal election 2022: Oliver results – Okanagan
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B.C. municipal election 2022: Oliver results – Okanagan

Residents of Oliver, the self-proclaimed wine capital of Canada, will be voting for their next council in the 2022 B.C. municipal election. However, they won’t be voting for their next mayor, as that’s already been decided. Martin Johansen was acclaimed in early September after no one else submitted their name before the nomination deadline. This will be Johansen’s second term as mayor.In the 2018 municipal election, Johansen unseated incumbent Ronald Hovanes as the town’s mayor in a close race. Johansen gathered 879 votes (55 per cent) with Hovanes at 719 votes (44.9 per cent).Upcoming Local Government Election Dates 🗳️Visit for more information https://t.co/1Uaeymdr5r#oliverbc #vote #election pic.twitter.com/9eSktHO5Va— Town of Oliver (@TownofOliverBC) September 14, 2022 ...
GOP hopefuls for election posts see enemies within own party
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GOP hopefuls for election posts see enemies within own party

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Four Republicans who have promoted false claims about the 2020 presidential election and are running for top state election offices said Saturday they were fighting against a corrupt system — even pointing a finger at mysterious forces within their own party.The candidates -- Arizona’s Mark Finchem, Michigan’s Kristina Karamo, Nevada’s Jim Marchant and New Mexico’s Audrey Trujillo -- said they want to overhaul how elections are run in their states. They appeared at a conference inside a South Florida hotel ballroom that featured numerous speakers falsely claiming that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.“Our biggest enemy is our own party,” said Marchant, a businessman and former state lawmaker who was among Trump’s most ardent support...
celebrating National Women’s Equality Day
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celebrating National Women’s Equality Day

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - “National Women’s equality day marks the 102nd ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote, over a century after the start of the union,” said Nina Altschiller with the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia.With this being an election year, leaders with the League of Women Voters say it’s always important to get out to vote.“If women care about these things, all these issues, kitchen table issues, reproductive rights issues, the gun safety issues, the safety-safety issues, everyone needs to get out and vote, register, get your friends to vote, get your children to vote.”And representation goes far beyond holding political office. Elbi Elm is the founder of The Culturist Union an artisan coffee shop and marketplace.“I’m a black busine...