B.C. NDP Leadership

Preparing for the upcoming Provincial elections

Momentum runs high for B.C. NDP leadership race




B.C. NDP Leadership candidates (left to right) John Horgan, Adrian Dix,
Nicolas Simons, Mike Farnworth, Dana Larsen

Voting Results
John Horgan:   13
Adrian Dix:   18
Nicolas Simons:   2
Mike Farnworth:   17
Dana Larsen:   5
Carole James:   0
Mike Harcourt:   0
Moe Sihota:   -2
Daniel Sedin:   43,726
Roberto Luongo:   78,192

QuotaBills
Canada is hockey. - Mike Weir

Example is leadership. - Albert Schweitzer

A week is a long time in politics. - Harold Wilson

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin Disraeli

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics. - Londo Molari

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Brooks Adams

I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics. - Molly Ivins

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F Kennedy

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does. - Groucho Marx

An honest man in politics shines more than he would elsewhere. - Mark Twain

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. - Gordie Howe

For me, baseball is more comparable to chess than it is to hockey. - Jeff Garlin

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six. - Ted Lindsay

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F Drucker

My wife likes the hockey smell because it's the smell of a warrior. - David Walton

Leadership is not something you do to people; it is something you do for people. - Ken Blanchard

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

You can only go as high on the leadership ladder as your character will allow you. - John C Maxwell

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

Canadian hockey fans... They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA. - Brett Hull

Leadership is all about influence and everything rises and falls on leadership... everything. - John C Maxwell

You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective. - Guy Lafleur

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato

At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else. - Shirley Chisholm

Basketball develops individuality, initiative, and leadership. Now get out there and do exactly what I tell you to. - Dick Vitale

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. - Charles de Gaulle

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. - Cal Thomas

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

Hockey on roller skates is like MMA in a bounce house: the elements are there, but the medium makes the whole thing ridiculous. - David Walton

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer

Being in politics is like being a football coach; you have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene McCarthy


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27-May-2018