Provincial-election

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (Independent).

Chilliwack-Kent: 8,700 votes cast ahead of 2020 election

There are more than 43,000 registered voters in the riding

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (Independent).
Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.

Ex-Liberal Throness presses on as an Independent

Former Liberal MLA resigned from party amid scandalous remarks during meeting

Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.
Diane Janzen is disappointed there will be no nomination meeting in Chilliack for a BC Liberal candidate to be chosen by Chilliwack riding members, but on Sept. 24, 2020 she announced she will run for the BC Conservatives. (Facebook)

Chilliwack BC Liberal candidate hopeful jumps to the BC Conservatives

Days after Janzen said she had ‘rug yanked’ from under her by BC Liberals she finds a new home

Diane Janzen is disappointed there will be no nomination meeting in Chilliack for a BC Liberal candidate to be chosen by Chilliwack riding members, but on Sept. 24, 2020 she announced she will run for the BC Conservatives. (Facebook)
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Laurie Throness announced his intention to be re-elected in Chilliwack-Kent and was the first candidate in the provincial election to get signs up locally. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. Liberal MLA first to get signs up in Chilliwack-Kent riding

Throness says constituency office currently closed as he prepares to campaign

Laurie Throness announced his intention to be re-elected in Chilliwack-Kent and was the first candidate in the provincial election to get signs up locally. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Premier John Horgan has called a snap election, to be held on Oct. 24. (Progress file photo)

No confirmed candidates in either Chilliwack riding for snap election

Both ridings went to BC Liberals in 2017 but no candidates announced on day election is called

Premier John Horgan has called a snap election, to be held on Oct. 24. (Progress file photo)