Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

BREAKING: Polls now closed in Nakusp

BREAKING: Polls now closed in Nakusp

We will have the municipal election results momentarily

  • Oct 20, 2018
Tom Zeleznik elected mayor of Nakusp

Tom Zeleznik elected mayor of Nakusp

Paul Peterson has been acclaimed for the Regional District of Central Kootenay Area K.

  • Oct 20, 2018
Tom Zeleznik elected mayor of Nakusp
Forsyth has spent the election campaign in hospital in Trail. He’s being photobombed here by an unidentified member of the staff. Forsyth says the care he’s received has been outstanding. (Photo by John Boivin)

Rossland council candidate runs for office from hospital bed

Scott Forsyth suffered a stroke a few days into the 2018 municipal campaign

Forsyth has spent the election campaign in hospital in Trail. He’s being photobombed here by an unidentified member of the staff. Forsyth says the care he’s received has been outstanding. (Photo by John Boivin)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Nomination period kicks off for B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections
Political hopefuls get election primer

Political hopefuls get election primer

Workshop to be held in Castlegar for those interested in running in West Kootenay municipal elections

Political hopefuls get election primer
Dean McKerracher announces election bid

Dean McKerracher announces election bid

Another East Kootenay mayor has announced they will stand for re-election this year.

Dean McKerracher announces election bid
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson battles with opposition in question period, B.C. legislature, November 2017. (Hansard TV)
Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)

NDP moves to limit local election money

Selina Robinson’s bans corporate, union donations

Municipal Affairs Minister Selina Robinson (B.C. government)