‘Twas the night before election and all through the town, all ballots were waiting, ready for an “x” to mark down.
The municipal elections are taking place this week, on Nov. 19 for the Fort St. James mayor and council.
Eligible voters who live within the District of Fort St. James boundaries or own property within it can go to the District of Fort St. James Municipal office at 477 Stuart Drive between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
There are four candidates running for mayor: Mayor Sandra Harwood, Councillor Brenda Gouglas, Rod MacDougall, and Ann McCormick.
There are five candidates running for seats on the council: Councillor Dave Birdi, Dave Burgess, Riley Willick, Joan Burdeniuk and Russ Gingrich.
To see what each candidate thinks about issues such as infrastructure for the community or key issues the community is facing and their stance on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, look under the election tab for each candidate’s name.