Mayor's Race

This vehicle was set alight sometime overnight on Oct. 19 at TRU Auto Market in Kamloops — the business of incoming mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson.

Vehicle torched at business of Kamloops’ mayor-elect

Hamer-Jackson said he does not know if the damage is connected to his mayoral run

  • Oct 19, 2022

 

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: Vancouver gets its first Chinese Canadian mayor

Ken Sim will lead Vancouver for the next 4 years

 

Gord Milsom is West Kelowna’s new mayor. Milson gave an acceptance speech Saturday night after votes were tallied. - Sydney Morton/Capital News

BREAKING: Milsom staying on as West Kelowna mayor

The unofficial results from the city say he received 4,410 votes

 

Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)

BREAKING: Patrick Van Minsel defeats Fortin to be Peachland’s next mayor

He received 46 per cent of the vote (1,104 votes)

Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)
Voters flocked to Fulton Secondary School, one of three voting places in Vernon, for the municipal election Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star

Vernon voters share issues that matter to them at the polls

A steady line of voters filled Fulton Secondary School on election day

Voters flocked to Fulton Secondary School, one of three voting places in Vernon, for the municipal election Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star
Vernon mayoral candidates Scott Anderson (from left), Victor Cumming, and Erik Olesen check their notes prior to a forum at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon mayoral candidates pool thoughts on Active Living Centre

Trio support referendum, one of numerous questions asked at mayoral forum Tuesday, Oct. 4

Vernon mayoral candidates Scott Anderson (from left), Victor Cumming, and Erik Olesen check their notes prior to a forum at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Huck Galbraith (right) and incumbent Greg McCune are competing for the Enderby mayor’s seat in the upcoming municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. The two candidates spoke at an all-candidates forum on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Enderby mayoral candidates face off at forum

Incumbent Greg McCune and newcomer Huck Galbraith are competing for the mayor’s seat

Huck Galbraith (right) and incumbent Greg McCune are competing for the Enderby mayor’s seat in the upcoming municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. The two candidates spoke at an all-candidates forum on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Vernon mayoral candidates Scott Anderson (from left), Victor Cumming and Erik Olesen are slated to take part in a candidate’s forum Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre, hosted by the centre’s society and the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon mayoral hopefuls to face each other at forum

Candidate forum for mayor only set for Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Vernon Performing Arts Centre

Vernon mayoral candidates Scott Anderson (from left), Victor Cumming and Erik Olesen are slated to take part in a candidate’s forum Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre, hosted by the centre’s society and the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce. (Morning Star - file photo)
Scott Anderson

Anderson in the race for Vernon mayor

Current councillor will face incumbent Victor Cumming in election

Scott Anderson
Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)

Coldstream mayor opts for shot at council; councillor aims to replace him

Jim Garlick has been district mayor since 2008; first-term councillor Ruth Hoyte runs for mayor

Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)
Vernon Mayor Victor Cumming announces he will seek a second term in office outside city hall Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon mayor seeks second term

Victor Cumming wrestles with decision to serve another four years

Vernon Mayor Victor Cumming announces he will seek a second term in office outside city hall Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Contributed)

Kelowna mayor says ‘get the facts’ when it comes to RCMP support

Colin Basran noted finger-pointing will increase as municipal election draws near

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Contributed)
Lake Country Mayor James Baker was first elected to the role in 2005 (Brittany Webster)

Lake Country Mayor ending 17 year run

James Baker has been involved in local politics since 1981

  • Apr 19, 2022
Lake Country Mayor James Baker was first elected to the role in 2005 (Brittany Webster)