Government and media relations consultant, and pundit Michael Geoghegan discusses the current provincial election and referendum campaign; topics covered include the Van Dongen affair, the high standard we seem to have for candidates, government lobbying, STV, and the high level of disinterest amongst voters.
Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.
And now, more election talk and analysis with Michael Geoghegan. He is a government and media relations consultant. He’s served in government and is a frequent commentator on political matters. We first came across Mike, when he was a regular on the old Rafe Mair show with David Schreck. He continues to debate Schreck, Friday mornings on CFAX. He was a ministerial assistant to an NDP cabinet minister in their first term in the 1990s, and he later joined the BC Liberals. He is also a former president and CEO of the BC Construction Association. He is the owner of Michael Geoghegan Consulting in Victoria, where he joins me from this day. His website is www.mgcltd.ca. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Mike Geoghegan; Good morning, Mr. Geoghegan.
Michael Geoghegan Consulting: http://www.mgcltd.ca