The Basics: Kennedy Stewart is running for Mayor in the City of Vancouver. Stewart was elected in 2011 as a New Democratic Party Member of Parliament. He served in this role until announcing his resignation in May 2018, with an intention to run for Mayor. Stewart is running as an independent candidate.
Background: Stewart completed a PhD in government from the London School of Economics. Before entering politics, he worked as an academic with a focus on citizen participation, democratic reform and municipal government.
Platform: Stewart's platform is available online, and focuses on affordable housing, ending "big money" influence, and fighting Kinder Morgan.