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Vaughn Palmer: A chastening night at NDP byelection headquarters

November 28, 2012

VICTORIA — As the votes were tallied in the Victoria byelection on Monday night, the mostly subdued crowd at New Democratic Party campaign headquarters was discovering that events were not unfolding as expected. The party, going in, took a win for granted. Outgoing MP Denise Savoie, who retired over the summer for health reasons, had [...]

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Vaughn Palmer: Lawyer Murray Rankin easily wins federal NDP nomination for Victoria

October 17, 2012

An overflow crowd of New Democratic Party members gathered on the weekend to pick a nominee for a coming byelection to fill Victoria’s vacant seat in federal Parliament. Four candidates were in the running for a nod seen by New Democrats as the closest thing to a sure ticket to Ottawa. In the last election, [...]

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Victoria city councillor plans to run for NDP nomination

October 2, 2012

First-term Victoria councillor Ben Isitt is joining the race to be the New Democratic candidate to replace retiring Victoria MP Denise Savoie. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Cull plans political comeback

September 14, 2012

A notable politician from the past wants back in the game, this time at the federal level. Elizabeth Cull is stepping forward to run in a federal byelection in Victoria. She’s challenging lawyer Murray Rankin for the NDP nomination in the riding, which was left vacant when New Democrat MP Denise Savoie resigned for health [...]

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New Democrat MP Denise Savoie to resign her Victoria seat for personal reasons

August 24, 2012
New Democrat MP Denise Savoie to resign her Victoria seat for personal reasons

New Democrat MP Denise Savoie is resigning her seat in the House of Commons. Global TV BC News

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