• Is The Force With London Council Candidate?

    How big of a Star Wars fan is Shawn Lewis?

    So big, he will be celebrating his love of the sci-fi saga by announcing his candidacy for city council in Ward 2 by waiting until May 4 — known as Star Wars Day among geeks.

    “I did choose that day for a little bit of luck and karma,” Lewis noted.

    Municipal candidates can file their papers as soon as May 1. May 4 is called Star Wars Day because of the pun, “May the Fourth be with you,” a play on how Jedi Knights bid each other adieu: “May the Force be with you.”

    Lewis says his kickoff speech will have some cheeky Star Wars references. “Rebellions are built on hope,” Lewis said, quoting 2016’s Rogue One. “This is a rebellion against bad representation,” he added, referencing incumbent Ward 2 Coun. Bill Armstrong…

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