With alarmingly low voter turnout, municipal elections in Brampton tend to proceed along depressingly predictable lines.
In Brampton’s mayoral race, the ‘unknowns’ are worth pondering
Photos by Joel Wittnebel

In Brampton’s mayoral race, the ‘unknowns’ are worth pondering


With alarmingly low voter turnout, municipal elections in Brampton tend to proceed along depressingly predictable lines. Front-runners for the mayor’s job are usually drawn from a list of familiar names at city hall or higher levels of government. But this year a lineup of lesser-known candidates, such as lawyer Wesley Jackson, provides voters with some refreshing insights into alternative viewpoints and passionately conceived ideas about how to make the city stronger, wiser and richer in the things that make for a good life.



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