Forums encourage residents to vote

By Chris Hamlyn – Nanaimo News Bulletin
Published: November 17, 2011 7:00 AM
Updated: November 17, 2011 8:30 AM

In an attempt to encourage more involvement in the political process, a number of Nanaimo organizations are thinking outside the box to get voters to the polls for Saturday’s (Nov. 19) municipal election.

The South End Community Association compiled community input from a 2008 blog on neighbourhood concerns and posed the top three to this year’s candidates for mayor and council on an online forum.

To read the rest of the article, click here.

Thank YOU News Bulletin!!  After reading the Daily News article from today with the implication that a South End voter is apathetic, it was gratifying to be on your front page.

And local South Enders, this is your chance to have your say, to make a difference.



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