Chief Election Officer for City of Chilliwack Carol Friesen with the final list of candidates Friday. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Final list of 2018 election candidates confirmed for Chilliwack and beyond

Friday was the deadline for filing nomination papers of candidates running in the 2018 elections

Friday was the nomination deadline for all candidates who will be running in the 2018 Municipal Elections.

The election is on Oct. 20, 2018 but there are some advance polling dates below as well.

So far there are three chances for the public to meet candidates for mayor and council.

READ MORE: Candidate profiles to peruse

The first all-candidates’ meeting is focused on business, Oct. 3, 6-9 p.m. at the Cultural Centre, for council candidates, hosted by the DT Chilliwack BIA and Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce. Next is on Oct. 10, at the Cultural Centre, hosted by the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, for mayor and council.

Then on Oct 11, there is one for mayoral candidates, at the Cultural Centre, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Finally on Oct. 15 there is a meeting planned for mayoral and council candidates at the Yarrow Community Centre, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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The Chief Election officer for the 2018 Local Government Election is P. Carol Friesen.

Anyone with questions can call 604-793-2986.

Click on the names of candidates highlighted to link to their campaign Facebook pages or websites.

Candidates in the election (and whether they are incumbent/served in different capacity/no experience):

Mayor (1)

Brigida Crosbie – None

Sharon Gaetz – Incumbent

Ken Popove – Served different

Dave Rowan – None

Sam Waddington – Served different

Council (6)

Sue Attrill – Incumbent

Terry Cross – None

Louis De Jaeger – None

Cameron Hull – None

Chris Kloot – Incumbent

Jason Lum – Incumbent

Patti MacAhonic – None

Sandy Mathies – None

Bud Mercer – None

Lisa Morry – None

Jeff Shields – None

Ken Smith – None

Debora Soutar – None

Harv Westeringh – None

School Board (7)

Chris Braun – None

Dan Coulter – Incumbent

Silvia Dyck – Incumbent

Darrell Furgason – None

Kelly Janveaux – None

Kaethe Jones – None

Peter Lang – None

Heather Maahs – Incumbent

Brian Mielke – None

mielkeindustries.com/Mielke_School_Trustee.html

Jared Mumford – None

Barry Neufeld – Incumbent

Michael Prill – None

Willow Reichelt – None

willowfortrustee.nationbuilder.com

Meghan Reid – None

www.meghanreid.org

Natalie Sache – None

David Swankey – None

www.davidswankey.com

Erma E Vietorisz – None

Fraser Valley Regional District

Lloyd Forman – Electoral Area A (Boston Bar/North Bend/Canyon Alpine) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Terry Raymond – Electoral Area A (Boston Bar/North Bend/Canyon Alpine) – Incumbent

Peter Adamo – Electoral Area B (Yale/Dogwood Valley/Sunshine Valley/Laidlaw/Choate/Othello/Spuzzum) Unknown/Undisclosed

Dennis Adamson – Electoral Area B (Yale/Dogwood Valley/Sunshine Valley/Laidlaw/Choate/Othello/Spuzzum) Incumbent

Matthew Steberl – Electoral Area B (Yale/Dogwood Valley/Sunshine Valley/Laidlaw/Choate/Othello/Spuzzum) Unknown/Undisclosed

Wendy Bales – Electoral Area C (Hemlock Valley/Harrison Mills/Lake Errock/Morris Valley) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Annie Silver – Electoral Area C (Hemlock Valley/Harrison Mills/Lake Errock/Morris Valley) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Mel Waardenburg – Electoral Area C (Hemlock Valley/Harrison Mills/Lake Errock/Morris Valley) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Bill Dickey – Electoral Area D (Popkum/Bridal Falls) – Incumbent

Jeff Bonner – Electoral Area E (Chilliwack River Valley) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Orion Engar – Electoral Area E (Chilliwack River Valley) – Incumbent

Ray Boucher – Electoral Area F (McConnell Creek/Hatzic Prairie) – Incumbent

Hugh Davidson – Electoral Area F (McConnell Creek/Hatzic Prairie) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Laurie Larson – Electoral Area G (Nicomen Island/Deroche/ Dewdney/Hatzic Island/Portion of Sumas Mtn) – Unknown/Undisclosed

Al Stobbart – Electoral Area G (Nicomen Island/Deroche/ Dewdney/Hatzic Island/Portion of Sumas Mtn) – Incumbent

Taryn Dixon Electoral Area H (Columbia Valley/Cultus Lake/Lindell Beach) – Incumbent

Cultus Lake Park Board Commissioner (5):

*Two to be elected from Chilliwack, three from Cultus Lake

Darcy Bauer – Chilliwack – Incumbent

Pat Quigley (Patrick Eugene Quigley) – Chilliwack – None

David Renwick – Chilliwack – Incumbent

Joe Lamb – Cultus Lake – Incumbent

Larry Payeur – Cultus Lake- Incumbent

Casey Smit – Cultus Lake – None

Key dates:

Election Period

Monday, January 1, 2018 – Friday, September 21, 2018

Campaign period

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Saturday, October 20, 2018

Advance Voting Days – Chilliwack City Hall

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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