BC municipal election

Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

McCallum not conceding in Surrey, considering judicial recount of vote: party

Safe Surrey Coalition says McCallum won’t accept defeat at this point in time’

 

Surrey mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug McCallum, second right, Sukh Dhaliwal, back left, Brenda Locke, second left, and Jinny Sims, right, wait for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

An election, then a trial, poses unusual test for Surrey’s Mayor McCallum

McCallum is being challenged for the top job by seven contenders

 

City of Chilliwack Chief Election Officer Jacqueline Morgan read out the list of municipal election candidates after the paperwork filing deadline passed at 4 p.m. Friday (Sept. 9). The election takes place Oct. 15. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Municipal election candidate list finalized for Chilliwack

Nomination deadline was 4 p.m. Friday for city council, school board, Cultus Lake Park Board, FVRD

 

Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)

Donkey running to be mayor of Grand Forks becomes ‘voice of the people’

Lobo the donkey has gained support across the country in his bid to become mayor

Lobo the donkey might just be B.C.’s most popular political figure in the upcoming municipal elections. (Kayla Mellville photo)
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Chris Kloot announced he’s running for a third term on Chilliwack council. (Chris Kloot campaign)

Chris Kloot announces he’s running for a third term on Chilliwack council

‘There’s always more work to do. I’m excited and ready to get to work for another term,” Kloot said

Chris Kloot announced he’s running for a third term on Chilliwack council. (Chris Kloot campaign)
Bud Mercer is running for re-election as city councillor. (BudMercer.ca)

Bud Mercer seeking another term on Chilliwack council after ‘four productive years’

‘So much has happened, much has been achieved, but there’s still more to be accomplished’

Bud Mercer is running for re-election as city councillor. (BudMercer.ca)
Chilliwack School District office

Interested in running for the Chilliwack School Board?

Information session Thursday evening for those looking to put a name on the ballot for trustee

Chilliwack School District office
Jared Mumford is running for city council. (Jared Mumford 2022)

School board chair running for city council to ‘continue to serve Chilliwack in a more impactful way’

Council candidate Jared Mumford pledges to help ‘shape this community into a better place’

Jared Mumford is running for city council. (Jared Mumford 2022)
Debora Soutar is running for city council in October. (Debora Soutar for Council photo)

Debora Soutar is running again for Chilliwack city council

Retired forester’s top three election issues will be focused on ‘climate, housing and agriculture’

Debora Soutar is running for city council in October. (Debora Soutar for Council photo)
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey MP Sukh Dhaliwal enters race for mayor, reveals new United Surrey slate

Julie Tapley, former Surrey NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu, Becky Zhou and Jeff Bridge are running for a council seat with United Surrey. More candidates will be announced over the summer, Dhaliwal says

Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘A cure for cynicism:’ Experts explain why voting in B.C. municipal election is important

Cities shape daily experiences, prepare for emergencies and do politics differently

Late morning view southward over the top of Victoria city hall, as seen from the top of the Fisgard Street parkade. (Black Press Media file photo)
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun not seeking re-election this fall

2-term mayor makes surprise announcement via social media on June 13

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town

Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town

Comedian Danny Nunes hopes youth will “drink the kool-aid” and exercise their vote

Kool-Aid man to run for mayor of B.C. town
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