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(Top from left) David Prokopchuk, PC; Darrin Lamoureux, Liberal; (Bottom from left) Ryan Meili, NDP; Brent Penner, Sask. Party; Shawn Setyo, Green Party.

Sask. Party, NDP lead tight race for Saskatoon-Meewasin

By 650 CKOM February 25, 2017 - 5:02am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 5:15am

The byelection race for Saskatoon-Meewasin is ramping up in the last lap.

The reigning Sask. Party and opposition New Democrats are now in a dead heat, according to a...

Nov. 8, 2016, is election day in the United States.

'America needs a dose of reality:' American in Sask. on 'unbelievable' U.S. election

By Sarah Mills November 8, 2016 - 6:40am Updated: November 8, 2016 - 7:35am

The world is watching as Americans head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, after one of the most headline-grabbing elections that saw Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton up...

Voters who told poll workers they weren't Catholic weren't able to vote for GSCS board members on Oct. 26, 2016.

Non-Catholics with children in religious school system barred from board vote

By Chris Vandenbreekel October 27, 2016 - 5:36pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 5:45pm

Some voters were feeling frustrated after being denied a Catholic school board ballot on civic election day.   Parents of Catholic school students and those who direct their...

Saskatoon voters had their say on who's best for office on Oct. 26, now 650 CKOM has chosen it's top five memorable moments of the 2016 election.

Top 5 moments from the 2016 Saskatoon election

By Daniella Ponticelli October 27, 2016 - 2:41pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 2:45pm

Between celebrity endorsements, candidate missteps and the unseating of Saskatoon’s longest-running mayor – the 2016 civic election was one to remember.

The mayor's race...

Communities across Saskatchewan held municipal elections on Oct. 26, 2016

Municipal election results roll in from votes across Sask.

By 650 CKOM October 26, 2016 - 9:29pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 9:30pm

Wednesday saw municipal elections held around the province.

Here are preliminary results from mayor's races in communities that have reported them so far:

Four candidates seeking the mayor's chair in Saskatoon will talk about the issues and their ideas in a live debate tonight on 650 CKOM and CTV Saskatoon.

Saskatoon media teams up to host mayoral debate

By Chris Carr October 20, 2016 - 1:16pm Updated: October 20, 2016 - 1:30pm

650 CKOM, CTV Saskatoon and the Star Phoenix invite voters to watch and listen on Thursday to a mayoralty forum that will have all four candidate sharing their ideas and...

All four mayoral candidates are expected to attend a mayoral forum at Prairieland Park Wednesday afternoon.

First public mayoral forum set for Wednesday afternoon

By 650 CKOM September 28, 2016 - 2:42pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 8:19am

Saskatoon's first public mayoral forum is set for Wednesday afternoon as the fall campaign season heats up.   Prairieland Park will play host to all four candidates; Charlie...

1. Don Atchison and Charlie Clark referred to themselves as "mayor" and "councillor" on their campaign Facebook pages.

Atchison, Clark violate council code of conduct over Facebook descriptions

By Chris Vandenbreekel September 23, 2016 - 5:59pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

Just two days into Saskatoon's civic election campaign there's been a complaint against two mayoral candidates.

The City Clerk's Office received the complaint Friday...

51-year-old political consultant Devon Hein entered the mayoral race just prior to nomination deadline.

Who is mayoral candidate Devon Hein?

By Chris Vandenbreekel September 22, 2016 - 4:17pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 4:30pm

Saskatoon is getting to know Devon Hein.

The name raised eyebrows after the nomination period for the civic election closed on Wednesday and a finalized list of...

A fourth candidate entered the race for mayor just before the nominations closed on Wednesday.

Saskatoon's mayoral race back up to four candidates

By Chris Carr September 21, 2016 - 5:27pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 5:30pm

The list of candidates vying to become the next mayor of Saskatoon has grown.

Consultant, Devon Hein, jumped into the race before the nomination deadline closed...

Incumbent Mayor Don Atchison says more ice surfaces are needed in Saskatoon.

Atchison unveils platform to 'champion' construction of more ice rinks

By Chris Vandenbreekel September 20, 2016 - 1:08pm Updated: September 20, 2016 - 1:15pm

With Saskatoon's mayoral election campaign in full swing, incumbent Mayor Don Atchison has laid out his plan for sports and recreation.   Atchison announced Tuesday morning...

Mayoral candidate Don Atchison wants the trains out of Saskatoon.

Atchison wants trains out of Saskatoon

By JT Marshall September 17, 2016 - 10:22am Updated: September 17, 2016 - 10:30am

The incumbent Mayor wants trains out of Saskatoon.   Don Atchison said this is the only way a bus rapid transit system would work.

"I will continue to say this on an...