Municipal Election

Third-party election signs set up by Roy Roope were removed on Sunday, Sept. 25. The signs are now back in place. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Third-party elections signs removed in Summerland

Question about message led to bylaw officer’s decision to take down signs

On Oct. 15, voters in Summerland will choose a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school board trustees. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland voters have 20 names on ballot

Candidates are declared for mayor, councillor and school trustee roles

Toni Boot (Contributed)

Candidate has served as Summerland’s mayor for past four years

Summerland Mayor Toni Boot announced is stepping down from the mayor’s role…

Brad Besler is seeking a seat on Summerland’s council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Contributed)

Brad Besler to seek role as Summerland councillor

The business owner has been in a long-running dispute with neighbouring mushroom farm

Brad Besler is seeking a seat on Summerland’s council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Contributed)
Doug Holmes (Contributed)

Holmes to seek position as Summerland mayor

Doug Holmes has been involved in local government and community work

Doug Holmes (Contributed)
Arlene Arlow is taking a second crack at running for Mayor of Keremeos in 2022. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)

Arlene Arlow takes another run at Keremeos mayor

Arlow came with 15 votes of current Mayor Manfred Bauer in 2018

Arlene Arlow is taking a second crack at running for Mayor of Keremeos in 2022. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
Isaac Gilbert is running for council in the by-election for Jake Kimberley’s vacated seat. (Submitted)

First candidate for Penticton council by-election makes himself known

Isaac Gilbert is making a second run at council after receiving 19.63 per cent of the vote in 2018

Isaac Gilbert is running for council in the by-election for Jake Kimberley’s vacated seat. (Submitted)
Peachland’s mayor Cindy Fortin, chosen from a draw
Peachland’s mayor Cindy Fortin, chosen from a draw
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

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
Coyne “overwhelmed” with certain mayoral victory

Coyne “overwhelmed” with certain mayoral victory

Spencer Coyne asked Princeton to “Vote for Change.” And it did. The…

Coyne “overwhelmed” with certain mayoral victory
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

Mayoral results from across B.C.
Voters were lined up out the door at the Princeton Legion, around 8:30 this morning. Photo Andrea DeMeer

Vote could be de facto referendum on pool and trail

Voters in Princeton were lined up out the door of the Legion…

Voters were lined up out the door at the Princeton Legion, around 8:30 this morning. Photo Andrea DeMeer
Today’s the day - Princeton chooses its direction

Today’s the day – Princeton chooses its direction

Today’s the day Princeton chooses a new mayor and council. Voting takes…

Today’s the day - Princeton chooses its direction
The Valley Votes: Your election results

The Valley Votes: Your election results

The results are in from the 2018 municipal election.

The Valley Votes: Your election results
Candidate believes in putting his money where his mouth is

Candidate believes in putting his money where his mouth is

Luigi Gino Del-Ciotto believes it’s important to put your money where your…

Candidate believes in putting his money where his mouth is
Councillor Jerome Tjerkstra has ideas about how to make Princeton’s Brown Bridge a tourist attraction, as illustrated by this rendering of a possible re-build.

Incumbent promises more positive change for Princeton

Princeton councillor Jerome Tjerkstra is excited about what is happening in the…

Councillor Jerome Tjerkstra has ideas about how to make Princeton’s Brown Bridge a tourist attraction, as illustrated by this rendering of a possible re-build.
Barry Ovington

Political newcomer wants to heal divided community

Barry Ovington has never wanted to live anywhere else. “I was born…

Barry Ovington
Candidate has inside track when it comes to council procedures

Candidate has inside track when it comes to council procedures

Political newcomer Barb Gould has an inside track when it comes to…

Candidate has inside track when it comes to council procedures
Restaurateur isn’t stirring the pot on local issues

Restaurateur isn’t stirring the pot on local issues

It’s fair to say that Nick Goreas is in a unique position…

Restaurateur isn’t stirring the pot on local issues
Cheryl Martens

Princeton election turns nasty

“I’ve never seen anything like it.” That’s how Princeton’s CAO Cheryl Martens,…

Cheryl Martens