Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack.

Clockwise from top left: Carin Bondar, Brian VanGarderen, Richard Procee and Adam Suleman are the four candidates for the Feb. 13 byelection for school trustee in Chilliwack.

Chilliwack voters can head to polls for the school board byelection today

Byelection will fill seat left vacant when Coulter was elected as Chilliwack MLA

Chilliwack will vote in one new trustee on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The candidates are (in alphabetical order): Carin Bondar, Richard Procee, Adam Suleman and Brian VanGarderen. The candidate who wins will fill the seat left vacant when Dan Coulter won the provincial election and became MLA for Chilliwack last October.

General voting day is Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre (45530 Spadina Ave.) and Chilliwack Heritage Park (44140 Luckakuck Way).

There were also a few advance voting dates, which had good turnout.

There has also been a chance to vote by mail-in ballot. Those mail-in ballots must be received by the end of voting on Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Voters are encouraged to drop off their ballots at City Hall or at one of the voting stations. Ballots received after 8 p.m. on Saturday will not be counted.

Results will be counted after 8 p.m. on Saturday. See www.theprogress.com for results as they come in.

To watch video interviews with each of the candidates, click the following links:

ADAM SULEMAN: Chilliwack byelection candidate focuses on mental health, bullying, COVID-19 safety

RICHARD PROCEE: Byelection candidate Richard Procee hopes to ‘introduce good conversation’ to Chilliwack school board

CARIN BONDAR: Carin Bondar shares what she hopes to bring to Chilliwack school board table

BRIAN VANGARDEREN: Chilliwack byelection candidate would like to see district-wide connections


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