Municipal election season is well under way with the nomination deadline passing on Friday.
Along with the election of a new city council, a new school board will also be elected. Eight candidates were nominated to fill the five seats:
For those living outside of city limits, Area B of the CSRD, a new board of directors is also being elected for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. In the running for one seat are:
Campaign season officially begins on Sept. 22. The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce is holding an Election Forum on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Community Centre. Advanced polls are on Oct. 10 and general voting day is on Oct. 20.
No pre-registration is required to vote. On voting day residents must produce at least two documents that provide evidence of the applicants identity and place of residence or produce at least two documents that provide evidence of the applicant’s identity and make a solemn declaration as to the applicant’s place of residence or produce one document that provides evidence of the applicant’s identity and make a solemn declaration as the second document providing evidence of identity and residency. In all cases the initial document must have a signature.
Go to the city’s election website for more information.
To register to vote in the regional district you must be over 18 years of age, be a Canadian citizen, have been a resident of B.C. for at least six months and have either lived in or owned property in Area B for at least 30 days.
For those living in the regional district. Find more information about voting for your Area B director here.
Stay tuned to the Revelstoke Review for continuing election coverage.
The Revelstoke Review has attempted to make contact with all candidates. As responses come in, additional announcement stories will be posted. If you are nominated and have not been contacted please contact Jocelyn Doll at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-837-4667 ext. 1407.