MUNICIPAL ELECTION WATCH 2018

West Shore of Vancouver Island – municipal & school district municipal coverage

by West Shore Voice News | Editor: Mary P Brooke

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  • Election Results: online here on October 20 | print-PDF analysis edition Oct 26, 2018

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS in the WEST SHORE (west side of Vancouver Island, within the Greater Victoria area, British Columbia) [official nominations open Sept 4, 2018]

  • City of Langford [Mayor & 6 councillors] – publicly stated as running for Mayor: Stew Young (incumbent). Incumbents likely or confirmed to be running again: Denise Blackwell, Lillian Szpak, Matt Sahlstrom, Lanny Seaton, Roger Wade.
  • City of Colwood [Mayor & 6 councillors] – publicly stated as running for Mayor: Carol Hamilton (incumbent), Rob Martin (presently a Colwood councillor). Incumbents running for Council: Gordie Logan, Cynthia Day, Jason Nault. New council candidates; Michael Baxter.  Not running again: Lilja Chong, Terry Trace.
  • District of Sooke [Mayor & 6 councillors] – publicly stated as running for Mayor: Maja Tait (incumbent), Kevin Pearson. Publicly announced or known to be as running for council: Jeff Bateman, Herb Haldane, Rick Kasper (incumbent), Ebony Logins (incumbent), Brenda Parkinson (incumbent). Not running again: Kerrie Reay.
  • District of Metchosin [Mayor & 4 councillors] – publicly stated as running for Mayor: John Ranns (incumbent). Running for Council (incumbents): Andy MacKinnon, Kayara Kahakauwila. Not running again: Morlea Milne.
  • District of Highlands [Mayor & 4 councillors] – running for Mayor: Ken Williams (incumbent)
  • Town of View Royal [Mayor & 4 councillors] – publicly stated as running for Mayor: David Screech (incumbent); publicly stated as running for Councillor: Damian Kowalewich (incumbent), Ron Mattson (incumbent)
  • Juan de Fuca Electoral Area [1 director] – publicly stated as running for Director: Herb Haldane, Mike Hicks (incumbent)

 

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE ELECTION [Sooke School District 62 – SD62]

  • Milne’s Landing Zone – Sooke area [3 trustees]. Incumbents likely running again: Bob Phillips, Neil Poirier, Margot Swinburnson.
  • Belmont Zone – Langford/Colwood area [4 trustees]. Incumbents likely running again: Wendy Hobbs, Ravi Parmar, Denise Riley, Dianna Seaton. New trustee candidate: Cendra Beaton

 

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