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Stewart Rand
Software developer, cyclist, follower of politics
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Stewart Rand 8h
Replying to @theajthomas
One of these days
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Stewart Rand 8h
It's not just about winning. It's about selling your vision and ideas about how our corner of the world can be better. We can celebrate that
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Stewart Rand 8h
I think it's valuable for someone to run for office in and of itself, to the extent that it's someone standing up for what the believe in.
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Stewart Rand 8h
I get that it's an aspirational statement, but I just think it's over-done. More importantly, is attaining power an end in itself?
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Stewart Rand 8h
I could just be a little jaded about it since, in a 3-party system, those statements are wrong 2/3 of the time...
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Stewart Rand 8h
Maybe it's just me, but isn't it getting really old, not to say presumptuous, to announce political *candidates* as "the next MLA for __!"
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Stewart Rand 9h
However, Scheer later overtook Bernier and ended with 56.91% to Bernier's 43.09% across NS.
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Stewart Rand 9h
Looking at Nova Scotia as a whole, the top first-choice candidate was , taking 21.83% of the votes.
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Stewart Rand 9h
Replying to @MichaelChongMP @nspc
Scheer took all the rural ridings, except Sydney-Victoria.
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Stewart Rand 9h
. also won Halifax West, with 51.14% to Scheer's 48.86%.
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Stewart Rand 9h
I guess the Galaxy S7 has good Bluetooth range... a little too good.
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Stewart Rand 9h
Well, THAT's a first. I know my wife is home because my phone automaticcaly connected to the Bluetooth in our Toyota in the garage below!
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Stewart Rand 9h
Replying to @MichaelChongMP @nspc
Bernier ending up the #1 candidate in Halifax, however, besting Scheer 50.58% to 49.42%.
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Stewart Rand 9h
Replying to @MichaelChongMP @nspc
That's right, the top Tory candidate in Halifax for a lot of voters promoted a revenue-neutral carbon tax. A lesson for , perhaps.
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Stewart Rand 9h
Looking into the riding-by-riding results. Looking at Halifax, was the leading candidate until the 11th ballot!
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Stewart Rand 15h
Replying to @bwiens
Liberal minority
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colin horgan 17h
round-by-round visualization of how the votes were distributed (via reddit user )
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Stewart Rand May 28
Replying to @kevinmilligan
word
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Stewart Rand May 28
Replying to @bozdoz
It was praising Bernier
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Stewart Rand May 28
Replying to @davidakin
Welcome to NS!
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