Inside the aboriginal vote in Alberta – CBC

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Inside the aboriginal vote in Alberta – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015419 Views

Aug 07, 2015

Racism cited as biggest barrier in attracting indigenous candidates

The solution to getting more aboriginal voters in Canadian elections is simple, say both political pundits and candidates — have more aboriginal people on the ballot.

So far, Alberta has two officially nominated candidates who are aboriginal, with at least two more aboriginal candidates seeking nominations:

  • Aaron Paquette NDP candidate for Edmonton-Manning
  • Cameron Alexis, NDP candidate for Peace River-Westlock
  • Katherine Swampy, NDP, seeking nomination for Red Deer- Lacombe​
  • Aretha Greatrix, NDP, seeking nomination Edmonton-St. Albert

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/inside-the-aboriginal-vote-in-alberta-1.3182227

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