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Open Kingston offers voters online resource during election

It’s the last week leading up to the election, which means now is a crucial time for the public to make the important decisions about how they’ll cast their votes. With 40 people running for Kingston City Council, it can certainly be difficult for citizens to navigate through the visits

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Poll: Who will get your vote for mayor in the upcoming election?

This month, Kingstonians will vote in their new City Council – and that, of course, includes voting for a mayoral candidate! We here at Kingstonist are excited to see the outcome! With the municipal election taking place on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, there are only a few weeks left to

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Six questions with mayoral candidate Vicki Schmolka

No stranger to sitting around the horseshoe in Kingston City Hall, Vicki Schmolka walked into the building she’s been in many times just a couple of hours before nominations closed for the 2018 municipal election – and filed her nomination for the role of mayor. Schmolka sat on City Council

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Six questions with mayoral candidate Rob Matheson

The day before the nominations closed for Kingston 2018 municipal election, Rob Matheson filed his papers declaring his candidacy for mayor. A former city councillor (Loyalist-Cataraqui District, 2006 to 2010), a former mayoral candidate, and a former provincial NDP candidate, Matheson is no stranger to the political world. We caught

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Eric Lee seeks elevation to Kingston’s highest office

A little less than a week before nominations for Kingston’s municipal elections closed, Eric Lee decided to get the necessary nomination signatures and throw his proverbial hat in the ring for the mayor’s seat, ending the possibility of incumbent Bryan Paterson obtaining an acclamation in the 2018 election. While it

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Nominations for municipal election coming to a close

Anyone interested in running for council or as a school board trustee that has yet to file their nomination papers better get a move on. For those wishing to run in the October 22 election, time is running out, but nominations are still open. Nominations for the municipal and school

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