Turnout at advance voting locations up from 2016

Turnout at advance voting locations up from 2016Approximately 112,983 Manitobans cast their ballots during the eight days of advance voting for the 2019 provincial election. This compares to approximately 110,000 votes cast during advance voting in the 2016 election. In addition, 409 absentee votes and 213 homebound votes have been cast to date, for a total of 113,605. Election day is Tuesday,…

NDP offer up parachute candidate to fill slate

NDP offer up parachute candidate to fill slateThe NDP will run a parachute candidate in Portage in the 2019 provincial election. Winnipeg university student Andrew Podolecki will be the NDP candidate in the Sept. 10 provincial election. From the NDP website (www.mbndp.ca/andrewpodolecki): Born in North Vancouver, Andrew Podolecki has called Manitoba home from a very young age. He is currently a student…