Democracy is not just a question of having a vote. It consists of
strengthening each citizen’s possibility and capacity to participate
in the deliberations involved in life in society.
My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?
|What does a Municipal Councillor Do?|
Being a municipal councillor means being a community leader. It is a place where you and your fellow councillors can make a real difference in the lives of the people in your community.
|Who won the 2008 Municipal Elections?|
Of the 36 Municipalities that have a Mayor system, 40% of the Mayors were acclaimed. Of the Municipalities that have a Ward system, which included 261 Councillors, 31% of those were acclaimed.