Saturday, October 15, 2011

Municipal nominations close

Written by Ron Manz Friday, 14 October 2011 16:42
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Nominations closed this afternoon (Friday) for the Nov. 19th municipal election.

Wayne Lippert is trying for a third term as mayor in our city...but will be challenged by Rob Sawatzky and Patrick Davies
A total of 15 people filed papers for the six council spots in Vernon, including 5 current coucillors...Gilroy, O'Keefe, Lee, Spiers and Nicol.

A 3-person race for mayor will also take place over in Lumby with Kevin Acton up against Janet Green and Jim McEwan.

Jim Garlick is seeking a second term in Coldstream...but Dave Hrabchuk is making that a 2-man race.

9 people filed for council...including all six current Coldstream councillors.

The open mayors chair in Spallumcheen will see Janice Brown and Dave Brew vying to fill it.

In Enderby, incumbant mayor Dee Wejr is being challenged by Howie Cyr.

Chris Pieper was the only person filing nomination papers for mayor in Armstrong, meaning he will be acclaimed....8 people are running for council, including all six current members.

Sharon Shepherd and former mayor Walter Gray are among 5 people running for mayor in Kelowna....but the story there is at least 35 people running for the 8 council seats, including all 8 current councillors.

Dan Ashton hopes to return as mayor in Penticton, but is being challenged by Julius Bloomfield and Katie Robinson.

Unofficial list of candidates for District of Coldstream council
2 Mayoralty candidates
Jim Garlick - Incumbent
David Hrabchuk

9 Councillor candidates
Maria Besso - Incumbent
Pat Cochrane - Incumbent
Doug Dirk - Incumbent  
Richard Enns - Incumbent
Bill Firman - Incumbent
John Hegler
Gyula Kiss - Incumbent
Peter McClean - Served prior to 2008
Glen Taylor - Served prior to 2008


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How come I haven't seen or heard from any of these new Coldstream candidates, with the exception of Mr. Hegler, in the last 3 years. What are their interests in running?

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