Online voting a hot topic at municipalities' convention
Everything from improved sweeping of bike lanes to implementation of online voting will be up for discussion as local politicians gather in Vancouver this month for the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention.
Two resolutions calling on the province to support the implementation of online voting by 2014 have the endorsement of the UBCM executive.
That's not surprising, say local politicians. Given sagging voter turnout - many municipalities struggle to get 30 per cent - everyone is looking to boost voter participation rates. --->>>