People’s Choice making plans for 2019 local body elections

Seven of Christchurch’s 16 current City Councillors are aligned with People’s Choice / Labour. This week’s Star reports that ahead of the October 2019 local body elections, People’s Choice has been surveying residents on potential election issues, and is seeking expressions of interest from potential candidates. Canterbury University’s Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward offers an alternative perspective on politics at a local level – “Often voters don’t care, if you’re doing a good job, listening … they’re less likely to care about your political standing”. Read more at…/…/62389103/the-star-february-07-2019