Municipal election

(Calendar Staff)

Incumbents fall to newcomers in Lake Country election

Lake Country sees barely 2,000 ballots cast

  • Oct 15, 2022

 

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)

 

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
The Vernon District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is distancing itself from ParentsVoice BC, a conservative elector organization. DPAC president Sarah Lauman says voters are confusing it for the local parent association. (ParentsVoiceBC.ca)

Vernon DPAC underlines it is not affiliated with ParentsVoiceBC

Local parent association distancing itself from conservative elector organization

The Vernon District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is distancing itself from ParentsVoice BC, a conservative elector organization. DPAC president Sarah Lauman says voters are confusing it for the local parent association. (ParentsVoiceBC.ca)
Nellie Villegas

Retired teacher vying for Vernon school board seat

Nellie Villegas says more transparency and parent involvement is needed in the education system

Nellie Villegas
City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

‘I’m so excited to be out of this room’: Departing BC councillor laments experience as elected official

Morgan Pulsifer said he was disappointed by the way city staff, elected officials and service workers were treated in Fernie

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
The Vernon Kokanee Swim Club has waded into the Active Living Centre debate, calling for the new facility to be built and encouraging eligible voters to get out and cast their ballot on the Oct. 15 borrowing referendum. (File photo)

Vernon swim club wades into new pool debate

Vernon Kokanee Swim Club favour building a new 50-metre facility at the Kin Race Track site

The Vernon Kokanee Swim Club has waded into the Active Living Centre debate, calling for the new facility to be built and encouraging eligible voters to get out and cast their ballot on the Oct. 15 borrowing referendum. (File photo)
Kelli Sullivan is seeking a seat asa Coldstream school trustee in the Oct. 15, 2022 election. (Submitted photo)

Kelli Sullivan running for Coldstream school trustee seat

Sullivan is the only candidate who resides in Coldstream

Kelli Sullivan is seeking a seat asa Coldstream school trustee in the Oct. 15, 2022 election. (Submitted photo)
Jenn Comazzetto has put her name forward to be re-elected as a Vernon school board trustee in the Oct. 15, 2022 civic election. (Submitted photo)

Jenn Comazzetto eyes return to Vernon school trustee position

Comazzetto is seeking re-election to the Vernon school board of trustees

Jenn Comazzetto has put her name forward to be re-elected as a Vernon school board trustee in the Oct. 15, 2022 civic election. (Submitted photo)
Candidates for Coldstream council appeared at an all-candidates forum Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Coldstream candidates surveyed on important issues

Candidates were invited to complete a questionnaire to share their views on a variety of topics

Candidates for Coldstream council appeared at an all-candidates forum Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
People walk past a sign directing voters to a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday October 20, 2018. British Columbians are heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

North Okanagan Areas B and C still able to vote for school trustees

Even though all RDNO electors are acclaimed, residents can still vote for their favourite trustee

People walk past a sign directing voters to a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday October 20, 2018. British Columbians are heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jewlie Milligan is running for a seat on the Vernon School District’s board of trustees in the upcoming election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Jewlie Milligan vyes for Vernon school trustee seat

Milligan is running in the Oct. 15 election

Jewlie Milligan is running for a seat on the Vernon School District’s board of trustees in the upcoming election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Andy Collins is running for the Vernon School District’s board of trustees in the Oct. 15, 2022 election. (Submitted photo)

Father of 3 running for Vernon school trustee seat

Andy Collins has spent years coaching school and community sports

Andy Collins is running for the Vernon School District’s board of trustees in the Oct. 15, 2022 election. (Submitted photo)
Sean Newton

Chamber president running for Armstrong council

Sean Newton says chamber experience gives him in-depth understanding of community’s issues

Sean Newton
Moderator Kelly Winston (left) led nine candidates for Coldstream council through a public all-candidates forum at Okanagan College Wednesday night, Oct. 5. 
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Coldstream council candidates tackle local issues at forum

The public heard from nine of 11 candidates at Okanagan College Wednesday night

Moderator Kelly Winston (left) led nine candidates for Coldstream council through a public all-candidates forum at Okanagan College Wednesday night, Oct. 5. 
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Huck Galbraith has put his name forward for mayor of Enderby in the upcoming municipal election Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Huck Galbraith makes bid for Enderby mayor’s seat

Galbraith has lived and worked in Enderby for more than 40 years

Huck Galbraith has put his name forward for mayor of Enderby in the upcoming municipal election Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Akbal Mund

Former mayor vying for third term on Vernon city council

Akbal Mund has been a Vernon resident for 30 years

Akbal Mund
Robert Lee is seeking another term on Coldstream’s board of trustees. (Submitted photo)

Robert Lee seeks third term as Coldstream school trustee

Lee has been involved in the public school system for over 40 years

Robert Lee is seeking another term on Coldstream’s board of trustees. (Submitted photo)
Brian Quiring is seeking a fourth term on Vernon city council in the upcoming Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)

Brian Quiring seeks another term on Vernon city council

Quiring brings development experience as senior partner at MQN Architects

Brian Quiring is seeking a fourth term on Vernon city council in the upcoming Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
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