Election 2022

Incumbent Kevin Acton (left) and mayoral challenger Brad Weston answered questions from the floor at an all-candidates forum at the White Valley Community Centre in Lumby Monday, Sept. 26, hosted by the Lumby Chamber of Commerce. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Lumby mayoral candidates face off

Incumbent Kevin Acton and challenger Brad Weston part of village all-candidates forum Sept. 26

 

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Satirical election signs aim to spark conversation in Kelowna

Such ‘candidates’ include James Bond, Bruce Wayne

 

Osoyoos mayoral candidate Dustin Sikora makes a statement about his ‘sizable’ contribution to the Freedom Convoy. (Osoyoos First)

Osoyoos mayoral candidate addresses ties to Freedom Convoy

Dustin Sikora said he made ‘sizable’ contribution because of government overreach

 

Helmut’s Sausage Kitchen in Vernon was broken into Sept. 20, 2022. (Contributed)

Mayoral candidates weigh in on crime following Vernon break-in

Business owner frustrated with high frequency of break-ins, with little being done by city

Helmut’s Sausage Kitchen in Vernon was broken into Sept. 20, 2022. (Contributed)
Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Education Minister and partners in K-12 education issue statement in support of SOGI

Statement on inclusive policy comes 1 day before election campaign to elect school board trustees

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)
The hall for the Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion #192. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
The hall for the Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion #192. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Nominations have closed for the next civic election to be held on Oct. 15, 2022. The official campaign period begins Sept .17. (Photo courtesy of Elections BC)
Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)

Oliver mayor ready for 4 more years after being acclaimed in October election

Martin Johansen was first elected as mayor in 2018

Oliver mayor Martin Johansen has been acclaimed after being the only official candidate on the municipal ballot. (Contributed)
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

On Oct. 15, voters in Summerland will choose a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school board trustees. (Summerland Review file photo)
The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)

North Okanagan election candidates step up, some acclaimed

Coldstream, Spallumcheen and Armstrong mayoralty candidates single-handily win seats

The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)
Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)

Three-way race set for mayor in Salmon Arm, five-way in Sicamous

Some candidates will be acclaimed in the regional district and board of education races

Nominations closed for municipal, regional district and board of education positions at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2022. (File photo)
Candidates have declared for most, but not all, electoral area director seats in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Candidates have declared for most, but not all, electoral area director seats in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Penticton coun. Julius Bloomfield announced his run for mayor in Penticton’s Japanese Gardens on Sept. 6. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Bloomfield banking on measured approach to win over Penticton voters

No dramatic promises but more thoughtful decision making

Penticton coun. Julius Bloomfield announced his run for mayor in Penticton’s Japanese Gardens on Sept. 6. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Scott Anderson

Anderson in the race for Vernon mayor

Current councillor will face incumbent Victor Cumming in election

Scott Anderson
Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)

Coldstream mayor opts for shot at council; councillor aims to replace him

Jim Garlick has been district mayor since 2008; first-term councillor Ruth Hoyte runs for mayor

Coldstream Mayor Jim Garlick will give up his seat to run for councillor in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (File shot)
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)