She’s been in training for over a year and now she’s ready for the final exam

Small town mayors running for higher office seem to be the wave of politics these days it seems, as Houston Mayor Sharon Smith announced this week that she will run as the Conservative flag carrier in the Skeena-Bulkley Valley.

Smith has kind of been a shadow MP in training for Parliament for a while now, as it wasn’t that long ago that a bit of controversy broke out when Prince George MP Dick Harris, suggested that anyone in Skeena-Bulkley Valley with concerns in the riding should contact Smith as a point person, his liaison if you will. A move that would seem to bypass the more traditional and apparently inconveniently elected member of Parliament for the riding, the NDP’s Nathan Cullen…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 1031357364 )-