Millions of people across North America have been in a surreal state of mind for many months now, as they attempt to select new Heads of State.
In Canada, many are celebrating not just the election of a new Prime Minister, but that the longest campaign cycle in history has drawn to a close. While in America, the contest for the Presidency continues to drag on with another year to go. It’s exhausting. It’s amazing. It’s uplifting. And it’s given us the chance to see how politics can not only shape the stories of the candidates, but of the countries they hope to govern.
So today, a look at the political power stories hold in election years, and how they can affect change.