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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 - 5:02am

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...

'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 - 7:56am

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 - 5:36pm

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 its top five memorable moments of the 2016 election.

Top 5 moments from the 2016 Saskatoon election

By Daniella Ponticelli October 27, 2016 - 2:39pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 5:58pm

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 27, 2016 - 5:41am

Wednesday saw municipal elections held around the province.

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

Saskatoon's mayoral candidates met for the last time on Oct. 20 in a forum hosted by 650 CKOM and CTV Saskatoon.

Final Pitch: Saskatoon mayoral candidates face off in last public forum before election

By Chris Vandenbreekel October 20, 2016 - 1:15pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 2:34pm

Clarification and criticism dominated the evening as Saskatoon's mayoral candidates participated in the final public forum of the campaign Thursday.

Kelley Moore, Don ...

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 - 8:21am

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...

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 26, 2016 - 6:25am

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 - 4:17pm

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...

Mayoral candidates (from left): Don Atchison, Devon Hein, Charlie Clark and Kelley Moore.

Saskatoon's mayoral race back up to four candidates

By Chris Carr September 21, 2016 - 5:27pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 4:23pm

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 - 1:08pm

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 - 10:20am Updated: September 20, 2016 - 12:18pm

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...