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Get to know your 2018 to 2022 council: Councillor Ryan Boehme

Editor’s note: With the new Kingston City Council beginning its term of office on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, we thought it would be a great time to catch up with the new and newly-re-elected members of council so that we could share a bit more about the 13 people who’ll

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Over 10 per cent of the electorate has already voted – Have you?

With the final day for voting in the Kingston municipal election only three days away, it’s time to make sure you are ready and able to cast your vote if you haven’t already. According to the City of Kingston, almost 9,000 Kingstonians have already voted – 4,854 voted online, and

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Understanding the ranked ballot referendum question

On Saturday, October 22, 2018, voters in Kingston have the opportunity to vote in a referendum on whether they want their city council elected through a ranked ballot. Here’s a brief overview of benefits and problems of the current system and a ranked ballot system. Single member plurality or first-past-the-post

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2018 municipal election referendum question poll

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2018, Kingstonians will head to the polls, not only to vote for the next members of Kingston City Council, but also to vote on the referendum question. That question will ask voters if they would prefer to use a ranked ballot system as opposed to the

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Community Soapbox: When candidates come knocking, here’s what to ask them

Written by Brandon Tozzo Kingston’s municipal election is in October, and most campaigns are just getting off the ground. Thus far, unlike the casino in the last election, there doesn’t seem to be a major city-wide issue for voters. Prospective councillors and mayors will come knocking at your door in

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