Courtenay voter taking it to the streets

Sarah Henckel-Sutmoller made her own election sign Saturday afternoon.

Courtenay resident Sarah Henckel-Sutmoller was doing some campaigning of her own on Saturday, urging passing motorists to get involved with the civic election.

Henckel-Sutmoller stood on the corner of the 17th Street/Cliffe Avenue intersection waving her own campaign sign, which read: “Stand up! Be counted Go vote.”

Henckel-Sutmoller said her desire to be politically engaged is deeply rooted.

“My opa almost died for democracy during our last rise of fascism in the 1930s, and I think it is my duty to speak up.”

Both voting stations in Courtenay were steady throughout the day.

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