2018 Metro Vancouver Municipal Election Survey

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Exploring the issues that will shape the 2018 civic election in Metro Vancouver

Survey Says: What’s the ‘ballot box question’ for Metro Vancouver voters on Oct 20?

Leading up to the vote on October 20th, FleishmanHillard HighRoad and Mustel Group fielded a follow-up survey among municipal politicians, new candidates and community leaders.

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Tales from the campaign trail: Survey of 120+ Metro Van candidates shows hope for voter turnout

As part of VoteLocal’s most recent survey of Metro Vancouver civic election candidates, we asked if local residents have been engaged and interested in talking about the election, and what that might tell us about potential voter turnout.

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Tracking the top issues in Metro Vancouver’s civic elections

Reflecting on our original survey results, have the top issues we identified in our survey turned out to be the topics most talked about on the campaign trail in this final week of the campaign?

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With more than half ofMetro Vancouver mayors retiring and issues such as affordable housing andtraffic congestion capturing the attention of voters, the 2018 municipalelection was one of the most interesting in recent memory. 

Mustel Group and FleishmanHillard HighRoad, in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, undertook a unique survey that explored the views of the public, the business community and the politicians on key issues, and looked at the priorities of new candidates compared to incumbent mayors and councillors. The survey explored issues including housing, affordability, transit and transportation, crime and taxes.

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