Two weeks ago, British Columbians were preparing to cast their ballots in an election that was widely expected to be the NDP’s to lose. You see, public opinion polls on voting intentions had been published showing an almost insurmountable gap between the NDP and the second place Liberals. The polls were mostly properly conducted, they . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: Campaigns really DO Matter: Robocalls, Polling and the electoral impact of Big Data
The Greens are running a tight ship on Vancouver Island these days. In the wake of Andrew Weavers win in Oak Bay Gordon Head on behalf of the BC Green Party, I decided to have a closer look at the BC Provincial election results in the Victoria area.
Knowing so little about BC Politics, I . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: The Green Party demostrating strategic and tactical smarts on Vancouver Island
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I was tooling around on Facebook this morning, and some of my Green Party of BC FaceBook friends were talking about this full-page advertisement for Jane Sterk and the BC Greens in the Times Colony. You know, one of the most read newspapers on . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: BC Liberals Advertising for the Greens in Victoria!
I just took a gander at the Elections Canada databases to see the current state of the Green Party EDA`s. Like them or not, the Green Party remains a factor, and their 2015 campaign will play a role in determining the outcome of the 2015 election. I have a couple of general observations to make, . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: Whither the Green Party? Probable Strategy for 2015
Today, I sat down in the morning to check out the news, and found two articles in the Hill Times about, and by Conservatives, that are extremely revealing to the careful reader. I joined the Liberal Party last year when they created the Supporter category of membership, because I saw immediately . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: Micro-Targeting, Liberalist and the Liberal Party’s opportunity.
I have been preaching the virtues of the ‘new’ supporter category of Liberal Party ‘memberships’ ever since the Liberal Party announced it nearly a year ago. It is such an innocuous seeming innovation, but the implications are profoundly exciting. I am not at all surprised at the turn of events over the course of this . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: Joyce Murray campaign is a FASCINATING example of how the Liberals can win the next election.
Rob Ford will probably win if there is a mayoral by-election, and the reasons I outline here should be obvious to all. It’s all about loyalty of the base vote, low turnouts, and the power of Ford electoral machine. Toronto progressives had better stop partying and get to work or they will be wondering W.T.F. happened on by-election EDay. . . . → Read More: Not an Official Green Party Canada Site: The Rob Ford Story: It ain’t over by a long shot.