Municipal Election

Nomination deadline Friday for civic elections

Nomination deadline Friday for civic elections

You have until 4 p.m. to get on the ballot

  • Sep 13, 2018
Nomination deadline Friday for civic elections
Sooke mayor faces at least two challengers

Sooke mayor faces at least two challengers

Kevin Pearson and Mick Rhodes hope to unseat Maja Tait

  • Sep 11, 2018
Sooke mayor faces at least two challengers
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)
Gorge Tillicum’s Rob Wickson running for mayor of Saanich

Gorge Tillicum’s Rob Wickson running for mayor of Saanich

Saanich needs leadership, says former Gorge Tillicum president

Gorge Tillicum’s Rob Wickson running for mayor of Saanich
Who’s running for Saanich mayor and council? Check here

Who’s running for Saanich mayor and council? Check here

Keep up to date on who’s running for Saanich mayor and council in 2018

Who’s running for Saanich mayor and council? Check here
Pearson running for Sooke mayor

Pearson running for Sooke mayor

Two councillor will take on Maja Tait

Pearson running for Sooke mayor
Sooke’s mayor seeking re-election

Sooke’s mayor seeking re-election

Maja Tait wants second four-year term

Sooke’s mayor seeking re-election
Michael Geoghegan announces his candidacy in the rose garden at the B.C. legislature. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

‘Lack of leadership’ prompts former Saanich council hopeful to run for mayor of Victoria

Mike Geoghegan supports high density housing, financial breaks for small business

Michael Geoghegan announces his candidacy in the rose garden at the B.C. legislature. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Candidates file papers as civic election starts

Candidates file papers as civic election starts

Nomination period opens for council, regional district and school trusteesw

Candidates file papers as civic election starts
Nomination packages available for 2018 civic election

Nomination packages available for 2018 civic election

Potential candidates must submit paperwork to their local city hall between Sept. 4 and 14th

Nomination packages available for 2018 civic election
Mayor Richard Atwell (centre) is one of five members part of United for Saanich running in the upcoming municipal election. Other members include Coun. Karen Harper and candidates Cory Montgomery, Kathleen Burton and Ian Jessop.                                 Photo submitted

Mayor heads Saanich slate

Mayor Richard Atwell joins five-person political slate for Oct. 20 municipal election

Mayor Richard Atwell (centre) is one of five members part of United for Saanich running in the upcoming municipal election. Other members include Coun. Karen Harper and candidates Cory Montgomery, Kathleen Burton and Ian Jessop.                                 Photo submitted
CIVIC ELECTION: Candidates line up for municipal vote

CIVIC ELECTION: Candidates line up for municipal vote

Newcomers, incumbents throw name into contest

CIVIC ELECTION: Candidates line up for municipal vote
Saanich Coun. Wergeland will not seek re-election

Saanich Coun. Wergeland will not seek re-election

Leif Wergeland served on Saanich council 22 years

Saanich Coun. Wergeland will not seek re-election
An info session was held at city hall on Wednesday, Aug. 1, where chief election officer Carolyn Mushata gave a presentation on how to run for Sooke Council. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

So, you want to run for council?

Sooke’s chief election officer held info session on becoming council member

An info session was held at city hall on Wednesday, Aug. 1, where chief election officer Carolyn Mushata gave a presentation on how to run for Sooke Council. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
Municipal nomination papers ready for pick up
Municipal nomination papers ready for pick up
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)
Rob Duncan has declared his intention to run for mayor of Victoria. Photo contributed

Victoria gains a second mayoral candidate for fall election

Fernwood resident Rob Duncan also ran in 2014, in the guise of Changes the Clown

Rob Duncan has declared his intention to run for mayor of Victoria. Photo contributed
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)