Richmond byelection candidates receive strong support

Richmond News

Support for candidates in the Richmond byelection have split along broad partisan lines.

Karina Reid has received endorsement from NDP MLAs, the Vancouver and District Labour Council as well as from left-leaning councillors, while Andy Hobbs has been endorsed by the sitting mayor, three right-leaning councillors, a BC Liberal MLA as well as two high-profile retired police officers. …

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie announced his support for Hobbs several weeks ago and this week Couns. Alexa Loo, Linda McPhail and Bill McNulty joined him in endorsing Hobbs. McPhail and McNulty are both Richmond First councillors. …

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