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I Am Skooter
So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
Caught in the struggle tight on the rod / I want you / Bring out the devil to bring out the god
— Peter Gabriel, And Through the Wire
December 26, 2006
Fred Bass for Mayor

According to the Georgia Straight

Former Vancouver city councillor Fred Bass says he wants to become the next mayor of Vancouver. In an exclusive interview with the Georgia Straight in a West Side coffee shop, Bass, a physician, revealed his intention to seek the 2008 mayoral endorsement of the Coalition of Progressive Electors and the Vancouver Greens. Bass, a keen environmentalist, ran as a Green candidate for city council in 1996, and was elected in 1999 and 2002 under the COPE banner. In 2005, he came 12th in the race for 10 council seats

Fred Bass would make a better mayoral candidate than Jim Green was.

Bass still won’t be able to defeat Peter Ladner, the likely NPA candidate.

Raymond Louie seems likely to get the nod from the Vision Vancouver folks, although his lack of experience and name recognition work against him.

Posted by skooter at 5:12 AM This entry is filed under Politics, Vancouver.
This entry is tagged: City Hall, COPE, NPA, Vision Vancouver

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