The Greek Communist Party (KKE) was the only party to score major advances in the first round of regional and municipal elections held on Nov. 7. Nationwide, the KKE-backed list took 10.85% of the votes, up from 7.54% in the 2009 parliamentary elections. The Communist votes rose by 75,000, to 589,000, despite a lower voter [...]
Category Archives: Elections
A message From Frank Komarniski, Communist Party candidate in the Nov. 29 by-election for Winnipeg North The Communist Party is campaigning for good‑paying jobs and access to education. We are demanding Canada get out of the terrible war in Afghanistan, right now. I think Manitoba can stop being a low‑wage, racist backwater. The North End of [...]
By Darrell Rankin Opportunistic failures by reform forces in the civic election blocked a shift in the balance of forces in Winnipeg city council, but voters delivered a stinging rebuke to the right wing majority on October 27. Sam Katz was re‑elected Mayor largely as a result of his massive election budget and the fire‑proof [...]
The October 24th election in Toronto reaped a whirlwind when an unprecedented 50%-plus turnout of voters elected right‑wing populist Rob Ford to the Mayor’s seat, a right‑wing majority to Council, and a progressive majority to School Board.
The Communist Party of Canada is proudly nominating Frank Komarniski for the Winnipeg North federal by‑election, set for Nov. 29.