Mark Marissen announced late Tuesday via YouTube and a website that he is running for mayor of Vancouver in the 2022 election | Screenshot/Markformayor.ca

Longtime public affairs and campaign strategist Mark Marissen is running for mayor of Vancouver.

The ex-husband of former premier Christy Clark and organizer with the Yes Vancouver party in the 2018 election made his intention known Tuesday night via a campaign website and YouTube video.

“I know that many of you — when looking at our city government — are shaking your head,” Marissen said in a one-minute video that had 27 views as of 11 p.m.

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