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September 28, 2008

Meet the candidates: Ottawa's fringe parties

Nice post today on the ELgiN StreEt iRReguLars blog about the local "non-mainstream" candidates running in the federal election. It's an entertaining and informing post:
The latest polls seem to be pointing to the return of the Conservatives to government, the only debate being whether they get a majority or a minority. So unless you are in a swing riding, your vote is pretty much useless at this point.

But all is not lost. The fringe candidates could use your support. Getting 10% of the vote helps them in getting a refund on their expenses. And remember: there was a time when the Green Party was considered fringe in this land. Here is the field of local fringe candidates. Read more...

(If this article is part of the ESI plan to increase readership, they're off to a good start!)

Related: Ottawa Election Guide

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