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Top Action Priorities For Ward 8 From Candidate John-Paul Danko

In my previous city council election campaign, I had the privilege of speaking with thousands of residents in the new Ward 8.

After registering to run for Ward 8 in the 2018 City of Hamilton municipal election I have spent the last two months talking to as many people as possible about what their priorities are for Ward 8 and the City of Hamilton.

If elected, here are the top action priorities I’ve heard our friends and neighbours in Ward 8 say need to be addressed:

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Why Vote for John-Paul Danko for Ward 8 in the 2018 Hamilton Municipal Election?

Since registering to run for Hamilton City Council in Ward 8 in the upcoming 2018 municipal election, I have spent the last two months meeting with as many community stakeholders as possible to help establish what Ward 8 voters are looking for in a candidate.

In this post, I have outlined three key assets that I have to offer as a candidate for Ward 8.

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In the Press – Mayor and Council Candidates Who Want Your Vote in October – Hamilton Spectator

The Hamilton Spectator has published a short biography of all nominated candidates for Mayor and Hamilton City Council.

Click here to find out who’s running in your area and a little bit about their experience, why they’re running and what policies are important to them.

The full text of my Hamilton Spectator Ward 8 Hamilton City Council candidate biography is included below:

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Press Release – Hamilton Ward 8 Candidate John-Paul Danko Calls on Council to Fill City Manager Position After Fall Election

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John-Paul Danko Campaign

Call to Action: Ward 8 Candidate John-Paul Danko Calls on Council to Fill City Manager Position After Fall Election

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Designing Hamilton’s Public Community Parks for Modern Kids Parents & Grand Parents

The extra hot weather over the last little while has got me thinking about how we use our local parks and community green spaces in Hamilton.

Over the summer, chances are that you spend a lot of time at your local park.

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10 Random Facts About John-Paul Danko – Ward 8 Candidate

Here are a few fun facts that you might not know about me!

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In the News – City Matters – Ward 8 Candidate John-Paul Danko Discusses Councillor Skelly’s Vacancy

It is common practice when the winner of an event must give up their spot, the victory falls to the second place finisher.  Seems simple right?  This approach has been used by many municipalities too, where a vacant seat is filled by the runner-up during the election for said seat.

I believe that this is the most democratic solution now available to Hamilton City Council as they must fill Councillor Skelly’s (soon to be) vacant seat.

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In the News – AM900 CHML – Ward 8 Candidate John-Paul Danko Makes a Case for Empty Council Seat

With the departure of Councilor Skelly to Queens Park, Hamilton City Council now faces the task of filling her vacant council seat before the October 22 2018 municipal election.

Experience speaks volumes, yes. But this doesn’t mean hiring someone familiar to do the job when there’s someone who is also qualified and has a fresh perspective.

Either way, I would like to see an open and transparent process.

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In The News – CBC – Donna Skelly Wins Ward 7 by 92 Votes Over John-Paul Danko

Imagine running the 100 yard dash with 22 other athletes and come up just short at the finish line – except in politics there is no prize for second place.

92 votes.  That’s what separated my campaign from Donna Skelly’s during the 2016 election for Ward 7 Councillor.  Councillor Skelly worked very hard and ran a great campaign. In the New Ward 8, we know we have to work even harder to make sure that the margin is much larger, and in our favour.

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John-Paul Danko Registers as Candidate for 2018 Municipal Election for Ward 8

Have you ever shopped for Christmas in July? Or so early you even wrap it up, all ready to go only to have the excitement build until you burst and eventually spill the beans?  That’s what it feels like registering as a candidate, to potentially represent Ward 8 after the 2018 Municipal Election this fall.   My team is out in full force preparing for October when I hope to have your support.

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