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Now that the election is done with and Denis Coderre was elected mayor, the flaws in our voting system are more apparent than ever.
It wasn’t a landslide victory, but Denis Coderre won yesterday’s election. So, like, what does that mean?
With the election days away, one can only ask: Do any of these people deserve to be mayor?
As you may have been aware, on Nov. 3, Montreal will elect a new mayor, so the city is plastered in campaign posters, many of which have been defaced. These are some of the best examples of creative vandalism we’ve come across.
Denis Coderre may be ahead in Montreal’s mayoral polls, but Mélanie Joly, the 34-year-old dark horse, is gaining ground steadily.
Maurice Duplessis would hardly recognize the Quebec he left behind on that dark day in 1959, when he was tragically taken from us after just 18 years as the Union Nationale premier.
If polls are to be believed, Denis Coderre should feel pretty confident about being elected the next mayor of Montreal.
November’s mayoral election is looming, and Richard Bergeron’s Projet Montréal party just announced 71 wide-ranging promises for the city.
With the withdrawal of Louise Harel and Marcel Côté’s candidacy confirmation, this fall’s mayoral elections are getting interesting. But to really clean up city hall, the parties that have long dominated it have got to go.