Profiling the Vancouver political parties: VOTE Socialist

It’s a straightforward name, and its council candidate says it’s a straightforward message. 

“VOTE Socialist,” said Sean Orr. 

“It’s in the name, you know what you’re getting. It’s not some vague kind of acronym. It’s quite clear, and it’s quite bold.”

VOTE Socialist is one of a record 10 political parties with candidates in this year’s municipal elections scheduled for Oct. 15. 

With only one candidate for council, school board and park board each, they have the fewest candidates of the 10 — but the smallest party is arguing for the biggest changes to society. 

“We are offering some bold and radical solutions to some very big structural, systemic problems,” said Orr, adding, “I do sincerely

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