The campaign trail in Surrey has been messy, but nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to election season.

“They’re using all the expected weapons they are able to use,” said political commentator Esmir Milavic of Surrey’s three top mayoral candidates: One Surrey’s Barinder Rasode, Safe Surrey Coalition’s Doug McCallum, and Surrey First’s Linda Hepner.

Political columnist Laila Yuile said while many of the antics have been “typical” election fare, it’s also revealed some of the true colours and discourse in the current council.

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