Nomination deadline closing in for elections

All nominations for Nov. 15th’s local government elections are due Friday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

  • Oct. 9, 2014 5:00 p.m.

All nominations for Nov. 15th’s local government elections are due Friday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

Once nominations close, candidates will have up until Friday, Oct. 17 to withdraw their application.

City chief election officer Cindy Bouchard said on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. there will be a declaration of election by voting at city hall chambers.

The Cariboo Regional District and School District 27 will announce whether there will be elections or acclamations in their areas.

As of press time Thursday, Oct. 9, John Bjorstrom, Walt Cobb and Surinderpal Rathor had filed for mayor. Incumbent Kerry Cook said she is running for mayor, however, had not filed her papers by press time.

Vying for council were Ivan Bonnell, Peter Bowman, Marnie Brenner, Sue Lachance, Wayne Lucier, Bobbie-Jo Macnair, Tovi Pare, Jason Ryll, Craig Smith, Laurie Walters, Sue Zacharias and Scott Nelson.

On the school trustee roster were Linda Nielsen, Chris Pettman, Tanya Guenther, Bev Goldstone and Joyce Cooper.

Candidates for CRD were Ted Armstrong, Cory Delves, Jerry Bruce, Heloise Dixon-Warren, John Massier, Pennie Daffurn, Steve Forseth, Joan Sorley, Al Richmond, Margo Wagner, Jim Glassford and Brian Coakley.

People can apply to vote by mail, but must ensure their ballot is received by voting day, Bouchard said.


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