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.

RELATED: Candidate hopefuls emerge

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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