Metro column: Advice for the mayoral runners-up: don’t fade away

by DJ Kelly October 29, 2010

Naheed Nenshi is our new mayor. I doubt anyone would have guessed that might be the outcome in 2007 following Dave Bronconnier’s thorough thumping of high spending rival Alnoor Kassam. I remember thinking at the time that Alnoor Kassam could have been be our next mayor, if he really wanted to be. The path to […]

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Fun with Maps: Top 3 Calgary mayoral candidate vote share

by DJ Kelly October 28, 2010

I’ve been wanting to do this kind of thing for a while. I love maps and I love data. I also love Calgary politics and the intrigue of elections. So it only made sense that I would want to mash that all up together to create some visual representations of the 2010 Calgary Municipal Election. […]

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Metro column: Plenty to be proud of

by DJ Kelly October 22, 2010

The 2010 Municipal Election is over and all Calgarians should be very proud. Yes, it’s true we elected the first Muslim mayor in a major Canadian city and are getting national media attention because of it. But let’s face it — no one really cared during the election. It was only brought up once by […]

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What’s Next? Nenshi’s First 100 Days: Part 1, The First Official Meetings

by DJ Kelly October 21, 2010

With the election firmly in the books – and plenty of analysis still to come – I wanted to be the first to take a look forward at what’s next for our new mayor. Some of the early important dates are already known. October 25 at 7pm will be the swearing in of the new […]

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Calgary, meet your new council

by DJ Kelly October 19, 2010

The unofficial results are in and we have seen a mix of change and returning of the old guard happening. It’s a whole new ball game now; an entirly new dynamic. Here’s the list of who the fifteeen around the table will be: Mayor – Naheed Nenshi Ward 1 – Dale Hodges Ward 2 – Gord Lowe […]

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