Subseries - 1997 federal election records

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1997 federal election records

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  • 1997 (Creation)

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Approximately 0.115 linear metres of material, including:

  • 2 B/W photographs (BC-2151-981/982) in file 411-10
  • textual records

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Records in this series relate to provincial NDP activities in support of the 1997 Federal Election, called on April 26, 1997, and held on June 2, 1997. The federal NDP, under the leadership of Alexa McDonough, managed to regain official party status (lost after securing only 9 seats in the 1993 federal election) by winning 21 seats. The next federal election was not held until 2000.

In British Columbia, former Provincial Secretary Gerry Scott was engaged as the BC Campaign Manager, and current Provincial Secretary Brian Gardiner joined the Communications Working Group of the Elections Planning Committee (EPC). These records appear to have been created by Brian Gardiner, Provincial Secretary, and include public communications, memoranda, messaging documents, newsletters, candidate biographies, correspondence, reports, polls, and other related materials.

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File 420-04, "SEPC - BC regional (1997)" created by Ron Stipp, Director of Organization.

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