ROTHENBURGER – Shouldn’t our MLAs live in ridings they represent?

ALL THE CANDIDATES in the Kamloops-North Thompson riding so far have one thing in common — none of them lives there.

melcolhed-sep2016Dan Hines, Peter Kerek, Peter Milobar and Barb Nederpel live on the other side of the river, in Kamloops-South Thompson.

That’s OK… the rules don’t require MLAs to live in ridings they represent.

But maybe it’s time for a rule change.

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3 Comments on ROTHENBURGER – Shouldn’t our MLAs live in ridings they represent?

  1. Some MLA’s are more common than others , some fly “Air Christy ” !

  2. Smart and having good sense should be a requirement…as for living address I don’t see it be a huge problem when the former is in place. But that is just utopical talk because “smart and having good sense” are impossible qualities to properly define.

  3. She appears to be a very nice person and it would be great to have her live on the North Shore!

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