"A UBC professor is vying for Director in an election few people know is even taking place.
“It's a real head-scratcher,” laughed Charles Menzies, a professor of Anthropology running against four candidates in Metro Vancouver Electoral Area A. “People look at me quizzically when I tell them about the race.”
For the benefit of the head-scratchers, the electoral area is a seemingly haphazard collection of everything that’s not in another district.
It includes the University of British Columbia campus and endowment lands, Bowyer, Passage and Barnston islands and a large chunk of unincorporated land north of Metro Vancouver."
Friday, October 24, 2008
The Tyee on Electoral Area 'A'
From online news source The Tyee's political blog "The Hook"