Governance & Politics
March 4, 2015

Winner: The Cat Box Contest

By a large margin – two-thirds of the 50 or so who voted:

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It was submitted by ‘Downtown Charles’ – Charles Gauthier of the Downtown Vancouver BIA.  So I assume he’ll accept a Mink chocolate bar on behalf of Better Transit & Transportation.  Call, Charles, and we’ll go choose.

Interestingly, this was the only poster that did not have a mode of transportation (save feet) as the dominant image.  Confirming what Stephen Quinn said in his Globe column: “Show me why I should vote Yes for the transit tax.”

For the Yes side, this campaign, such as it is, has been all head and no heart. My head is sore from all the numbers, and my heart remains ice-cold.

Unfortunately, the Mayors’ Council campaign still hasn’t got the message.  Here’s an excerpt of the kind of thing they’ve been sending out:

 

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No chocolate bar for them.

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Here are the entries to the Cat Box Contest (named by Meredith, who submitted the first entries “with no charge for posting, copying, distribution, etc., or to line Jordan Bateman’s cat box.”)

Vote in the poll at the end of the entries.

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Make the case for Yes in a visually exciting way – and you might be the winner in our Cat Box Contest. Nine days left; entries due by February 14, when we’ll have a poll for the winner.

Here’s another entry from Viven Chiu:

I use to sketch people when I take transit: I did a collage of them to make a poster

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Make the case for Yes in a visually exciting way – and you might be the winner in our Cat Box Contest.*  Entries due by February 14, when we’ll announce a winner.  (Chocolate may be involved.)

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Here’s the entry from James/Spartikus:

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. . * Named by Meredith, who submitted the first entries “with no charge for posting, copying, distribution, etc., or to line Jordan Bateman’s cat box.” Read more »

Make the case for Yes in a visually exciting way – and you might be the winner in our Cat Box Contest.*  Entries due by February 14, when we’ll announce a winner.  (Chocolate may be involved.)

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Here’s the entry from Tanker Free BC:

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. . * Named by Meredith, who submitted the first entries “with no charge for posting, copying, distribution, etc., or to line Jordan Bateman’s cat box.” Read more »

Make the case for Yes in a visually exciting way – and you might be the winner in our Cat Box Contest.*  Entries due by February 14, when we’ll announce a winner.  (Chocolate may be involved.)

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Here’s the entry from the HandyDART Riders Alliance:

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. . * Named by Meredith, who submitted the first entries “with no charge for posting, copying, distribution, etc., or to line Jordan Bateman’s cat box.” Read more »