Municipal Election

Melynda Neufeld is a candidate for Area E CRD. Angie Mindus photo

Neufeld vying for CRD Area E director

Melynda Neufeld is hoping to get her seat back as a director for the Cariboo Regional District.

Melynda Neufeld is a candidate for Area E CRD. Angie Mindus photo
Candidates have been declared for the School District 27 election. Angie Mindus photo

Candidates officially declared for School District 27 2018 election

Two seats will be acclaimed, 11 candidates vie for other five seats

Candidates have been declared for the School District 27 election. Angie Mindus photo
Voters in Williams Lake will have choices on the ballot when they go to the polls on Oct. 20 to vote for mayor and council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Voters in Williams Lake will have choices on the ballot when they go to the polls on Oct. 20 to vote for mayor and council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
With autumn in full swing in the Cariboo Chilcotin the upcoming local government nomination period ended Friday, Sept. 14 with seven director positions up for election and five being acclaimed. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo (looking south from Highway 20 on Tuesday, Sept. 11).

Update: More candidates in the running for CRD director positions

The race will now see seven elections and five by acclamation

With autumn in full swing in the Cariboo Chilcotin the upcoming local government nomination period ended Friday, Sept. 14 with seven director positions up for election and five being acclaimed. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo (looking south from Highway 20 on Tuesday, Sept. 11).
Election by acclamation possible for most School District 27 seats

Election by acclamation possible for most School District 27 seats

Candidates have until Friday, Sept. 14 to submit nomination packages

Election by acclamation possible for most School District 27 seats
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Surinderpal Rathor is running for mayor in the upcoming municipal election. Laureen Carruthers photo

Rathor joins race for Williams Lake mayor

With 21 years serving as a city councillor, Surinderpal Rathor said his dedication speaks for itself

Surinderpal Rathor is running for mayor in the upcoming municipal election. Laureen Carruthers photo
City councillor Ivan Bonnell, seen in the forefront trying out one of the City’s new buses in January, confirmed this week he plans to seek re-election in the upcoming municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Ivan Bonnell confirms he will seek re-election

Bonnell will have completed 21 years in local politics by the time October’s election rolls around

City councillor Ivan Bonnell, seen in the forefront trying out one of the City’s new buses in January, confirmed this week he plans to seek re-election in the upcoming municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Dave Moore announced this week he plans to run for city council in the upcoming election. He was born and raised in Williams Lake, has worked in construction and is presently a blaster at Taseko Gibraltar. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Dave Moore intends to run for Williams Lake city council

Growing up in Williams Lake he said he’s always had good luck and wants to give back

Dave Moore announced this week he plans to run for city council in the upcoming election. He was born and raised in Williams Lake, has worked in construction and is presently a blaster at Taseko Gibraltar. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
City councillor Scott Nelson confirmed Wednesday he plans to run in the upcoming municipal election to seek another term. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Nelson to seek another term on Williams Lake city council

Nelson said he’s excited about the direction of city council

City councillor Scott Nelson confirmed Wednesday he plans to run in the upcoming municipal election to seek another term. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Brice O’Neill announced Monday he plans to run for the Cariboo Regional District Area F director position in the upcoming local government election. Photo submitted

O’Neill announces intention to run for CRD director

Present school trustee is hoping to replace Joan Sorley’s position as CRD director

Brice O’Neill announced Monday he plans to run for the Cariboo Regional District Area F director position in the upcoming local government election. Photo submitted
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Williams Lake city councillor Jason Ryll announced this week he will be seeking a second term.

Ryll to seek a second term on Williams Lake city council

Being on council is about representing a vision much larger than any one individual’s

Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Williams Lake city councillor Jason Ryll announced this week he will be seeking a second term.
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Three members of mayor and council have indicated their intentions for the 2018 municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Mayor and two councillors confirm 2018 election intentions

Mayor Cobb and Coun. Craig Smith plan to run in October’s election, while Coun. Sue Zacharis has said she won’t.

Three members of mayor and council have indicated their intentions for the 2018 municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)
Local real estate agent Michael Jones confirmed he plans to run for city council in the October municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Williams Lake realtor plans to run for city council

Michael Jones said he hopes to bring some of the experiences he had in Korea to his home town of Williams Lake

Local real estate agent Michael Jones confirmed he plans to run for city council in the October municipal election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo