Independent MLA Vicki Huntington’s bid for BC local election reform shot down: background, video, links, article

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huntington-Vicki, web Independent MLA Vicki Huntington  last week in BC Legislature  attempted to change the very nature of civic elections , with amendments to the B.C. Local Elections Campaign Finance Act. She received strong support from the BC NDP and Green Party, but the effort was completely quashed by the BC Liberals . Below is some basic info on her efforts, plus links to policies and a fresh article in the South Delta Leader , entitled “Huntingtons’s latest bid for election reform shot down.” The next civic elections are on November 15, 2014.

Huntington has quite the track record. In British Columbia history, she is the first independent MLA elected to the provincial legislature in 65 years (since 1949), the first female independent MLA in our history, and the first independent MLA to be re-elected to a second term. Last week she led a valiant attempt to get big corporate and union money from corporations and unions out of local…

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