NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Parksville.

NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Parksville.

Election campaign officially underway

Candidates file papers by 4 p.m. deadline

The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.

For Parksville, the list of candidates according to the Town of Parksville’s manager of communications, Deb Tardiff, as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Antonio Farinha, mayor

– Christopher Long, mayor

– Ed Mayne, mayor

– Kirk Oates, mayor

– Kim Burden, councillor

– Mark Chandler, councillor

– Adam Fras, councillor

– Al Greir, councillor

– Richard W Honaizer, councillor

– Doug O’Brien, councillor

– Teresa Patterson, councillor

– Paul Reitsma, councillor

– Mark Stephens, councillor

– Amanda Wagner, councillor

– Marilyn Wilson, councillor

There are six councillor positions.

Candidates have until 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 to withdraw if they wish.

QUALICUM BEACH

For Qualicum Beach the list of candidates according to the Town of Qualicum Beach’s website as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Anne Skipsey, mayor

– Brian Wiese, mayor

– Barry Avis, councillor

– Robert Filmer, councillor

– Scott Harrison, councillor

– Neil Horner, councillor

– Douglas MacKay-Dunn, councillor

– Adam Walker, councillor

– Teunis Westbroek, councillor

– Dave Willie, councillor

– Jean Young, councillor

There are four councillor positions in Qualicum Beach.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 69

For School District 69 (Qualicum), the list of trustee candidates as of 4 p.m. Sept. 14 are as follows:

– Eve Flynn for Area E

– Julie Austin for Area F

– Laura Godfrey for Area G

– R. Elaine Young for Area G

– Barry Kurland for Area H

As SD69 has two trustee spots for Area G and one for Areas E, F and H, the candidates look to be elected by acclamation.

However, the period for challenge of a candidate expires at 4 p.m. on Sept. 18, and the period for a candidate to withdraw expires at 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

RDN

For the Regional District of Nanaimo, the list of candidates as of 4 p.m. on Sept 14:

– Bob Rogers for Electoral Area E (Nanoose)

– Ceri Peacey for Electoral Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington)

– Leanne Salter for Electoral Area F (Coombs, Hilliers, Errington)

– Clarke Gourlay for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Duane Round for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Lehann Wallace for Electoral Area G (Dashwood, Englishman River, French Creek)

– Stuart McLean for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

– William Veenhof for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

– Steven Young for Electoral Area H (Shaw Hill, Deep Bay, Bowser)

For other candidate information, visit: https://bc.localelections.ca/candidates/index_m.html

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Municipal election

 

NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Qualicum Beach.

NEWS file photo The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election (Oct. 20) ended on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in Qualicum Beach.