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Teresa Durning (right) takes the oath of office from chief election officer Keri-Ann Austin during a ceremony for Vernon’s newest councillor elect Tuesday, Dec. 14, at Vernon city hall. (City of Vernon photo)

Vernon’s newest councillor takes office

Teresa Durning sworn in at special ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 14

 

Teresa Durning is anxious to get to work as Vernon’s newest councillor, having topped the byelection polls Dec. 4. (Morning Star - file photo)

UPDATE: Byelection results confirmed in Vernon

Teresa Durning told Dalvir Nahal she would run for her council seat if she lost cancer battle

 

Teresa Durning has topped the polls in the City of Vernon's city council byelection, which concluded Saturday, Dec. 4. Durning finished 14 votes ahead of former councillor Catherine Lord. Results are not official until Wednesday, Dec. 8. (File photo)

Durning tops polls in Vernon council byelection

Teresa Durning beats former councillor Catherine Lord by 14 votes; results not official until Dec. 8

 

Brendan Shykora makes his first mark in a municipal election during the last day of advance voting Thursday at Vernon Council chambers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

First-time voter one of 792 to vote ahead of Vernon byelection

Advance polling station Thursday saw the most people turn out so far, with some evening lineups

Brendan Shykora makes his first mark in a municipal election during the last day of advance voting Thursday at Vernon Council chambers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Voting is well underway at Vernon Secondary School, one of three voting locations in Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

One last chance to cast an advanced vote ahead of Vernon byelection

Final advanced poll today (Thursday) ahead of Saturday general election

Voting is well underway at Vernon Secondary School, one of three voting locations in Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)
Another 130 voters cast ballots during advanced voting Saturday, Nov. 27, at Vernon City Hall ahead of the Dec. 4 byelection to elect a councillor. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Two more advance polls ahead of Vernon byelection

Votes can be cast Dec. 1 and 2 at city hall; byelection day is Saturday, Dec. 4, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Another 130 voters cast ballots during advanced voting Saturday, Nov. 27, at Vernon City Hall ahead of the Dec. 4 byelection to elect a councillor. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Vernon City Hall. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

VERNON VOTES: Small turnout for day 2 of advance polls

Byelection for city councillor seat saw 49 voters attend second advance poll

Vernon City Hall. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A Vernon councillor is facing potential legal action from a former city councillor. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

VERNON VOTES: 202 ballots cast in day one of advance polls

Advance voting continues in byelection for city councillor position

A Vernon councillor is facing potential legal action from a former city councillor. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Candidates in Vernon’s 2021 municipal byelection took part in an all-candidates forum sponsored by the Sustainable Environment Network Society Wednesday night, Nov. 10. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Environmental issues discussed at Vernon byelection all-candidates forum

Nine of the 11 candidates running for a vacant council seat had their say during a Wednesday night forum

Candidates in Vernon’s 2021 municipal byelection took part in an all-candidates forum sponsored by the Sustainable Environment Network Society Wednesday night, Nov. 10. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre will play host to the the 11 candidates in Vernon’s byelection for an environmental all-candidates forum Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 from 7-9 p.m. (VDPAC - Contributed)

WATCH: Vernon byelection candidates talk environment at all-candidates forum

Follow the forum via livestream from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday night

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre will play host to the the 11 candidates in Vernon’s byelection for an environmental all-candidates forum Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 from 7-9 p.m. (VDPAC - Contributed)
The Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) and Climate Action Now! will host a virtual all-candidates forum for the 11 people running for one vacant seat on Vernon council. The forum will take place Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The event will be live-streamed through SENS’ Facebook (Meta) page. (Black Press - file photo)

Vernon all-candidates virtual forum focuses on environment

Two groups will question candidates on environment, climate, sustainability Wednesday, Nov. 10

The Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) and Climate Action Now! will host a virtual all-candidates forum for the 11 people running for one vacant seat on Vernon council. The forum will take place Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The event will be live-streamed through SENS’ Facebook (Meta) page. (Black Press - file photo)
The nomination period for Vernon’s 2021 byelection has closed with 11 candidates in the running for one vacant council position. (File photo)

List of Vernon byelection candidates finalized

Eleven candidates are vying for one vacant seat on Vernon council

The nomination period for Vernon’s 2021 byelection has closed with 11 candidates in the running for one vacant council position. (File photo)
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UPDATE: 11 candidates in the ring for Vernon council seat

Sherrilee Franks, Andrew Wylie, Kevin Demers, Catherine Lord and Ed Stranks file papers for byelection

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Teresa Durning (left) and Jamie Morrow are the latest to announce their candidacy for the vacant seat on Vernon council that will be decided in a Dec. 4 byelection. (Morning Star - file photos)

Two more announce candidacy for Vernon byelection

Teresa Durning and Jamie Morrow ran unsuccessfully for a council seat in 2018; will try again in December

Teresa Durning (left) and Jamie Morrow are the latest to announce their candidacy for the vacant seat on Vernon council that will be decided in a Dec. 4 byelection. (Morning Star - file photos)
Erik Olesen has announced his intention to run for Vernon city council. (Contributed)

Erik Olesen to run for Vernon council spot

Only three other candidates listed in byelection race so far

Erik Olesen has announced his intention to run for Vernon city council. (Contributed)
Three people have put their name forward on opening day of nominations to run for a vacant seat on Vernon council. (File photo)

Three individuals put names forward for Vernon byelection

Flora Evans, Arthur Gourley and Stephanie Hendy came forward on the opening day of nomination period

Three people have put their name forward on opening day of nominations to run for a vacant seat on Vernon council. (File photo)
Preliminary results from a byelection Saturday, May 29, to elect a new Vernon School Board trustee show Jenelle Brewer (bottom right) edging out Philipp Gruner (top right) by one vote. Julie Melanson (lower left) was third and Christie Tujik fourth in the vote to replace the late Mollie Bono. (Contributed)

Vernon school board by-election decided by single vote

Jenelle Brewer edges out Philipp Gruner 151-150 in four-person race

Preliminary results from a byelection Saturday, May 29, to elect a new Vernon School Board trustee show Jenelle Brewer (bottom right) edging out Philipp Gruner (top right) by one vote. Julie Melanson (lower left) was third and Christie Tujik fourth in the vote to replace the late Mollie Bono. (Contributed)