Today (Friday) is the deadline for filing your papers if you want to run for mayor, council, regional district director or school board trustee.
You have until 4 p.m. to file your papers.
The municipal election and referendum vote(s) will take place Saturday, Oct. 20.
Here’s what we know so far as to who has officially filed in the North Okanagan.
* = incumbent
COLUMBIA SHUSWAP REGIONAL DISTRICT
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
ELECTORAL AREA DIRECTORS
NORTH OKANAGAN SHUSWAP SCHOOL DISTRICT
Christine Fraser* (current sitting councillor)
Joe Van Tienhoven*
Akbal Mund* (current sitting mayor)
NOTE: The Elections B.C. website shows no information for Vernon School District trustee. Lumby councillor Lori Mindnich has declared to be running for trustee seat, as have Vernon incumbent Robert Lee and former DPAC president Nicole Makohoniuk.