Winnipeg mayoral candidates make final pitch to voters

Winnipeg mayoral candidates make final pitch to voters

The city’s top political job is on the line as Winnipeggers head to the polls Wednesday to vote in the civic election. Eight candidates are vying to become the next mayor and two have emerged as frontrunners in the campaign. They spent the day making one last pitch to voters. Cafes and coffee shops featured prominently on the final day of the campaign for Brian Bowman. The incumbent candidate for mayor is seeking a second term in office and wrapped up his re-election bid with a tour across each ofRead More

Survey shows voters’ favourite candidate for regional chair

Meet your regional chair candidates

A survey showed that Karen Redman is the favourite among decided voters in the region, but many people are still uncertain of who they’ll vote for. Incumbent Ken Seiling announced earlier that he would not be seeking re-election after 33 years in the position, making it anyone’s race to win. Using ‘robo call’ technology, the survey sent out calls over Tuesday and Wednesday to ask voters questions about the candidates. Of those called, 513 responses qualified for consideration. “The first thing I’ll stress is it showed a third of votersRead More

Polling stations for homeless voters open in Kitchener

An election sign on a door

A polling station for people without fixed addresses was set up in Kitchener on Thursday. The station was located at St. John’s Kitchen in the Working Centre and another one at the Ray of Hope. It took six years to make the project happen. “This is a space of welcome, inclusion and non-judgement for this population,” said Tom Friesen, an outreach worker at St. John’s. Many polling stations are set up in schools or churches, where some people experiencing homelessness have undergone trauma. Some people who voted at the St.Read More

Six siblings of Arizona Republican urge voters: don’t re-elect our brother


It’s hard to get six siblings to agree on anything. But the family of Republican congressman Paul Gosar, who is running for re-election in a deeply conservative Arizona district, has offered a unified message to voters in a blistering political attack ad. “Paul is absolutely not working for his district,” says lawyer David Gosar. “Paul Gosar the congressman isn’t doing anything to help rural America,” says physician Grace Gosar. “It’s intervention time. And intervention time means that you go to vote, and you go to vote Paul out,” says TimRead More

Personal info of nearly 200 million U.S. voters sat exposed on a public server for 12 days – Technology & Science

Personal information belonging to 198 million American voters was exposed for more than week this month, publicly accessible from a “misconfigured database” — if you knew where to look. The data, which came from a variety of sources, was collated by a data analytics firm called Deep Root Analytics. The company was hired by the Republican National Committee (RNC) in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election to provide insights on American voters and their feelings towards important campaign issues. It included “names, dates of birth, home addresses, phoneRead More