CIVIC ELECTION: Candidates line up for municipal vote

CIVIC ELECTION: Candidates line up for municipal vote

Newcomers, incumbents throw name into contest

The civic election scene in Sooke is heating up, with the nomination period opening Tuesday.

So far, six people have declared their intention to seek a council seat, while two are running for mayor.

Candidates can submit nomination papers between Sept. 4 and Sept. 14. Are you running? Contact reporter Kevin Laird at editor@sookenewsmirror.com.

CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR

• Kevin Pearson

• Maja Tait (incumbent)

CANDIDATES FOR COUNCIL

• Jeff Bateman

• Al Beddows

• Herb Haldane

• Rick Kasper (incumbent)

• Ebony Logins (incumbent)

• Brenda Parkinson (incumbent)

• Phil Rosner WEB

NOT RUNNING

• Coun. Kerri Reay

KEY DATES

• Sept. 4 to 14 – Nomination period

• Sept. 22 to Oct. 20 – Campaign period

• Oct. 10 and 17 – Advance voting (Sooke Community Hall, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

• Oct. 11 – All-candidates meeting (Prestige Oceanfront Resort, 7 p.m.)

• Oct. 20 – General Voting Day (Edward Milne community school, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

• Oct. 24 – Declaration of official results

For more information, go here.