Black on pivotal Victoria byelection

December 2, 2020
Times Colonist
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Assoc. Prof. David Black offered insight, as a political communication expert, on the upcoming Victoria byelection held to replace Laurel Collins vacant seat on city council.

Here is an excerpt:

“Byelections tend to attract fewer voters than general elections, and the pandemic could reduce those numbers even further.

If so, Black said, that could favour candidates such as Stephen Andrew and Stefanie Hardman with name recognition and strong campaign teams that are able to raise money and get out the vote.”

Read the full story in the Times Colonist.