A byelection for a Sooke council seat will take place Sept. 28. (File)

Civic byelection set for September in Sooke

Nomination period opens Aug. 13

A byelection has been called to fill a vacant Sooke council seat.

The seat was formerly held by Brenda Parkinson. She died June 28.

The vote, scheduled Sept. 28, is the second byelection in the municipality’s 20-year history.

Anyone interested in running for the council seat can pick up information packages at Sooke Municipal Hall, beginning July 22. Nominations are held from Aug. 13 to 23.

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Advance polls will be held on Sept 18 and 25 at Sooke Municipal Hall from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., while on voting day, Sept. 28, polls will be open at Edward Milne Community School from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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