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Recapping a Wild Week in Campaign 2014

A timeline of the weird, wild, and wacky first serious week of the 2014 mayoral campaign.

Photo from Karen Stintz’s Instagram account.

Election 2014 will likely be the most watched and covered campaign in this city’s history—and when John Tory and Karen Stintz signed up this week to run for mayor, the campaign began in earnest. Tory and Stintz, who are battling for the same pool of voters, criticized each other. Rob Ford criticized everyone who was not named Rob Ford, and escalated his war of words with Chief Bill Blair. And the Soknacki campaign took the time to launch a clever graphic and meme that went viral.

Here’s a timeline of what the various candidates got up to during the first serious week of the mayoral campaign:

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