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#abvote Predictions

by DJ Kelly April 23, 2012

What’s an election without a couple of predictions? And to avoid any of that “I said that would happen!”/”No you didn’t!” stuff I thought I’d write down a few of mine. (And instead revel in the multiple “Boy, was that guy way off!” that will no doubt come my way.) So here are my thoughts as […]

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CBC Radio column: Time to change Elections Canada’s arcane rules

by DJ Kelly May 4, 2011

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about Elections Canada’s ban on reporting the results of a federal election in a time zone where the polls have not closed yet. Topics include the $25,000 fine, the difference between media and people using social media, #tweettheresults becoming the most used […]

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Who’s running for Calgary City Council in 2010?

by DJ Kelly April 3, 2010

[List last updated July 12, 2010.] There sure are a lot of names coming out of the proverbial woodwork right about now saying they are going to run for Calgary City Council. Now it’s a long way off from nomination day on September 20, and everyone can change their minds still, but it’s already getting […]

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On ensuring an unelected official does not decide the fate of our country

by DJ Kelly December 3, 2008

Also available on the Calgary Herald’s Q. The Governor General is a figurehead position, it has been for many years. It is unfair to ask an unelected official to decide the fate of our country. Therefore there is only one option Michaelle Jean has before her: do whatever the Prime Minister asks of her. Assuming […]

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If I Did It (on purpose): Confessions of Ed Stelmach

by DJ Kelly March 4, 2008

Note: This post is my first cross-post with the Calgary Herald’s Q. I’ll be posting there ever so often from here on in. (So big thanks the the Herald for having me join their online team.) Election-mania blew through Alberta on Monday night like a hurricane hell-bent on providing the change we’ve been standing from […]

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