Friday, September 23, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Lisa's Corner: Elections an essential time of year

By Lisa Goudy

Looking at the list of candidates in this year’s election, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

There are 23 candidates for council, five for mayor, 13 for the Prairie South School Division board and seven for the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division board. There will be one mayor, six councilors, five Prairie South trustees and four Holy Trinity trustees. That’s a lot of people vying for your vote for a limited number of spots available.

Who we elect will have the power to choose how to spend our money, to decide what the priorities of the city and of school boards lie and ultimately to determine the direction our city and schools will go.

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