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Coalition of Progressive Electors

Coping with COPE's ouster

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Why was Vision's campaign ally COPE flushed from City Hall?

Mayor Gregor Robertson re-elected in landslide victory along with full Vision slate on council

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Party swept back into power with seven of 10 council seats – while election allies at COPE fare disastrously.

NPA kept Downtown Eastside residents from voting, COPE alleges

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Scrutineers' pressure kept at least 50 people from voting and created delays that discouraged others -- charges the NPA denies.

Activism bred in the bone: Ellen Woodsworth COPEs with the election campaign

With the Coalition of Progressive Electors allied with Vision Vancouver this election, The Vancouver Observer chats on the curb with long-time councillor and activist Ellen Woodsworth.