Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

SD91 trustee election results are in

SD91 trustee election results are in

Several new faces have been elected to the position of school board trustee

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

UPDATED: The unofficial election results for the district of Fort St. James
UPDATED: The unofficial election results for the district of Fort St. James
A handy guide to the local municipal election

A handy guide to the local municipal election

How and where to vote locally, plus links to candidate profiles

A handy guide to the local municipal election
Bev Playfair is running for mayor of Fort St. James. Submitted photo

Bev Playfair is running for mayor

Playfair wants to focus on health care, education and supporting local industry and businesses

Bev Playfair is running for mayor of Fort St. James. Submitted photo
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District counicllor Brenda Gouglas is running for mayor

District counicllor Brenda Gouglas is running for mayor

Gouglas has served 10 years as a councillor, and wants continuity for the incoming council

District counicllor Brenda Gouglas is running for mayor
Russel Gingrich is running for mayor. Submitted photo

Russel Gingrich is running for mayor

Gingrich has served nine years on council previously, four of them as mayor

Russel Gingrich is running for mayor. Submitted photo
Jennifer Howell is runing for district council. Jennifer Howell/Facebook photo

Jennifer Howell is running for district council

Howell wants to give Fort St. James residents a voice on district council

Jennifer Howell is runing for district council. Jennifer Howell/Facebook photo
Counsillor Judith Greenaway does a lot of volunteering within the community in Fort St. James Contributed photo

Judith Greenaway running for district council in Fort St. James

Councillor Greenaway has been in her seat for two years

Counsillor Judith Greenaway does a lot of volunteering within the community in Fort St. James Contributed photo
Dave Birdi is running for re-election. Submitted photo

Dave Birdi is running for re-election

The president of the Fort St. James TV and Radio Society wants to focus on economic diversification

Dave Birdi is running for re-election. Submitted photo
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Pete Erickson is running for district council in Fort St. James. (Photo / Colin Macgillivray)

Hereditary Nak’azdli chief Pete Erickson is running for district council

Erickson would like to bridge the gap between the district and the local First Nation community

Pete Erickson is running for district council in Fort St. James. (Photo / Colin Macgillivray)
Corey Gingrich is running for district council

Corey Gingrich is running for district council

A family man and lover of the outdoors, there’s a lot he’d like to do as part of the district council

Corey Gingrich is running for district council
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)