Independent candidate enters federal campaign
By Grant Warkentin – Campbell River Mirror
Published: September 23, 2008 5:00 PM
Updated: September 23, 2008 6:31 PM
As an independent candidate, Jason Draper believes he’ll be able to represent constituents in a way party politicians can’t.
“I would certainly be able to reflect the desires of the constituents,” he said.
If elected he won’t be tied to party politics, and says he would be able to work towards a government based on principles, not parties.
“Under the Independent Party, members are permitted to think, speak, and vote according to their conscience. They are expected to make decisions based on sound principles, and not be persuaded by popularity. Members agree that correct government first favors principle above popularity, and then seeks to make those principles popular,” he said in a news release.
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