The huge loss of Christy Clark in the suburbs is a sign of incompetence, and desperation.
"Election results suggest Christy Clark misread popularity of Uber
... Most taxi licences are held by people of South Asian ancestry and the vast majority of drivers trace their roots back to the Indian state of Punjab.
Fassbender was the chief government salesperson of this idea. He ended up with less than 36 percent of the vote in his constituency.
The B.C. Liberals naively assumed that by backing ride-sharing, they were going to win the support of millennials. Most of them despise the party for its refusal to take climate change seriously and for presiding over the biggest housing-price increases in provincial history.
In the B.C. Liberals' imaginations, they might have even thought that their Uber promise would help them defeat David Eby in Vancouver–Point Grey or George Heyman in Vancouver–Fairview.
Eby won his seat by 4,765 votes and Heyman won by 5,476 votes. These two constituencies used to be held by B.C. Liberals before Christy Clark returned to provincial politics. They show how far the party's popularity has fallen in Vancouver..."http://www.straight.com/news/909061/ele ... arity-uber