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Liberal candidate Eric Foster is leading the Vernon-Monashee race Oct. 24, 2020, but it’s a tight race with NDP candidate Harwinder Sandhu close behind. (Jennifer Smith - Vernon Morning Star)

BC VOTES 2020: Vernon-Monashee candidates watch results roll in

Four local candidates keep events low-key on Election Night

Mission Hill Elementary School student Katie Flint casts her student ballot ahead of the provincial election Oct. 24, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

North Okanagan students vote NDP

Upset in Vernon-Monashee with NDP candidate selected winner

Provincial election polls closed at 8 p.m. Saturday (Black Press Media photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: North Okanagan-Shuswap riding residents vote early

Advance polling numbers, mail-in package requests released by Elections BC

Provincial election polls closed at 8 p.m. Saturday (Black Press Media photo)
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
The Barking Parrot is serving up voting burgers and their bun-official voting has the B.C. Liberals in the lead to win the election. (Barking. Parrot photo)

BC VOTES 2020: Election burgers being served up at Okanagan pub

The Penticton bar has Green, NDP and Liberal burgers

The Barking Parrot is serving up voting burgers and their bun-official voting has the B.C. Liberals in the lead to win the election. (Barking. Parrot photo)
Gwen Halbauer cast her provincial election vote at the Vernon Recreation Centre Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon voters speed through the polling stations on Election Day

Most voters at the Vernon rec centre felt the pandemic arrangement was safe and efficient

Gwen Halbauer cast her provincial election vote at the Vernon Recreation Centre Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Polls are now open in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding. (File image)
Polls are now open in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding. (File image)
Mel Arnold, Cindy Derkaz, Alan Harrison, Harwinder Sandhu and Kyle Delfing stand before 563 students at an all-candidates forum held in the Shuswap Middle School gymnasium on Thursday, Oct. 17. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Salmon Arm students given chance to question candidates

More than 500 kids from Grades 4 to 8 attend all-candidates forum at Shuswap Middle School

Mel Arnold, Cindy Derkaz, Alan Harrison, Harwinder Sandhu and Kyle Delfing stand before 563 students at an all-candidates forum held in the Shuswap Middle School gymnasium on Thursday, Oct. 17. (Cameron Thomson/Salmon Arm Observer)
Daniel Joseph is running as an independent candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country. (Submitted photo)

PPC party discredits its former Kelowna-Lake Country president’s past accusations of racism

Daniel Joseph left the party in March and is now an independent candidate in the riding

Daniel Joseph is running as an independent candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country. (Submitted photo)
North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook

North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook

Social media platform posts what federal parties have paid to advertise

North-Okanagan Shuswap candidates spending little on Facebook
Attending the all-candidates forum at Okanagan College on Oct. 15, hosted by the Vernon Students’ Association, were (from left) North Okanagan-Shuswap riding candidates: Harwinder Sandhu, NDP; Marc Reinarz, Green; Cindy Derkaz, Liberal; Kyle Delfing, People’s Party of Canada; and Mel Arnold, Conservative. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Coalition talk at Okanagan College candidates forum

Vernon Students’ Association hosts forum to discuss important youth issues, minority government

Attending the all-candidates forum at Okanagan College on Oct. 15, hosted by the Vernon Students’ Association, were (from left) North Okanagan-Shuswap riding candidates: Harwinder Sandhu, NDP; Marc Reinarz, Green; Cindy Derkaz, Liberal; Kyle Delfing, People’s Party of Canada; and Mel Arnold, Conservative. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates respond

What is your position on the federal government’s role in contributing to affordable housing?

  • Oct 13, 2019
North Okanagan Shuswap candidates respond to questions from Black Press Media. (File image)
Meet the North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates

Meet the North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates

Five candidates are geared up for the federal election campaign

Meet the North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates
Don’t vote willy-nilly

Don’t vote willy-nilly

It’s crucially important to vote with your head.

  • Oct 20, 2018
Don’t vote willy-nilly
Mollie Bono

Vernon School District votes

Who’s running for trustees, where to vote for Vernon School District

  • Oct 18, 2018
Mollie Bono
Spallumcheen votes

Spallumcheen votes

Who’s running for township mayor, council, where to vote

Spallumcheen votes
Lumby votes

Lumby votes

Who’s running for village council, where to vote

Lumby votes
Enderby votes

Enderby votes

Who’s running for mayor and council in Enderby, where to vote

Enderby votes