Chief election officer Cindy Bouchard reads the notice of election by voting Monday afternoon in city hall chambers.

Chief election officer Cindy Bouchard reads the notice of election by voting Monday afternoon in city hall chambers.

Notice of election formalized by chief election officer

Chief election officer Cindy Bouchard read the notice of election in city hall chambers Monday.

It’s official. On Monday afternoon Chief election officer Cindy Bouchard read the notice of election for voting in city hall chambers, confirming four candidates are running for mayor, 12 for city council, and two for the school district trustee Zone 6 position.

General voting will take place on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Marie Sharpe Elementary School from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Advance voting will take place in the city hall foyer on Wednesday Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There will also be special voting opportunities at Cariboo Sunset Manor on Thursday Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Glen Arbor on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., and Williams Lake Seniors Village on Monday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Voting by mail is also an option for people who have physical disabilities, illness or injury, or expect to be absent from the city during the advance voting or on voting day.

“People who want to vote by mail can contact me at 250-392-1773 or by e-mail cbouchard@williamslake.ca,” Bouchard said.

Running for mayor are John Bjorstrom, Walt Kobb, Kerry Cook and Surdinderpal Rathor.

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

The two running for the city seat on school board are Brice O’Neill and Jana Ross.

For articles about the candidates who have been interviewed by the Tribune so far go the Election 2014 tab on our website.