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Municipal affairs reporter Scott DIppel.

CBC Calgary municipal affairs reporter Scott Dippel and campaign strategist Stephen Carter took readers' questions and comments about the upcoming civic election. 

They chatted about a variety of issues:

  • What does it take to get name recognition in an open ward? 
  • How does a race with a strong mayoral incumbent affect voter turnout? 
  • What are the wards to watch in this year's election?

Scroll through the chat below and leave a note in the comment section below to keep the conversation going, and join us on election night between 8 and 11:30 p.m MT for a special live chat.