Tilt of the gender balance makes for a historic result

The rise of women to all but one council seat on Prince Rupert City council has political junkies seeking out the history books to find parallels and to proclaim Saturday’s vote as one of significant change for Prince Rupert politics.

Saturday’s results which saw five female candidates named to council seats for the first time ever in Prince Rupert history, has made for a lively discussion around town as local political sideline commentators ponder how the new council will mesh and how the debate will develop over the next three years.

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