With people calling the NDP move to call an election “opportunist,” let’s remember a few things.
Under the agreement between the Greens and NDP, had any of those members resigned immediately, we’d have been off to the polls, as there wouldn’t have been enough members to form government.
Instead of another year wondering what day an election could happen, Horgan wants to get a clear four-year mandate. The costs are the same if it’s this year or next year.
As for safety, ask for a mail-in ballot from Elections BC. I did. It took five minutes.