Municipal Election

Ben Maartman, left, and Murray McNab are running for regional director for Area H North Oyster-Diamond in a Cowichan Valley Regional District byelection later this month. (Photos submitted)

Preliminary Area H byelection results show Maartman up by seven votes, McNab to ask for recount

Results of the by-election to by finalized by noon on Tuesday, December 1

Ben Maartman (left) and Murray Mcnab (right) are running for the CVRD director seat in Area H. (Submitted photo)

Ben Maartman and Murray McNab run for CVRD directorship in Area H By-Election

General voting day is Saturday, November 28 — with early voting Nov. 18 and Nov. 24

Michelle Staples is the first female mayor in Duncan’s history. Cowichan Citizen/file

Gender equity closer on Vancouver Island councils

Islanders elected 42 per cent women to their councils this fall.

  • Oct 30, 2018
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
Lynne Smith, a 27-year resident of Saltair, was the overwhelming choice to take over as director of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands). (Photo by Don Bodger)

Lynne Smith humbled by mandate given to her by Saltair/Thetis voters

New Area G director looking forward to the challenge and representing her community well

Lynne Smith, a 27-year resident of Saltair, was the overwhelming choice to take over as director of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands). (Photo by Don Bodger)
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Ladysmith voters elect 5 new faces to town council

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Ladysmith voters elect 5 new faces to town council
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LADYSMITH ELECTION DAY: Polls close as voters await election results

LADYSMITH ELECTION DAY: Polls close as voters await election results

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  • Oct 20, 2018
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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Marsh Stevens

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Marsh Stevens

Current occupation: President of Ladysmith Resources Centre Association, Stay-at-Home Parent/Homeschool Teacher to…

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Marsh Stevens
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Malcolm Sacht

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Malcolm Sacht

Current occupation - Professional Mariner at Seaspan Marine. Background- I grew up…

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Malcolm Sacht
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Jeff Virtanen

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Jeff Virtanen

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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Jeff Virtanen
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Duck Paterson

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Duck Paterson

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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Duck Paterson
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Tricia McKay

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Tricia McKay

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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Tricia McKay
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Amanda Jacobson

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Amanda Jacobson

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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Amanda Jacobson
CVRD Area G candidates Lynne Smith, Rod Smith, Lia Versaevel l and Sean Jonas following an all candidates debate at the Saltair Centre. (Mike Gregory Photo)

BC local elections: CVRD Area G voters ask questions about water, community centre

Saltair voters gathered under the roof of the community centre, a building…

CVRD Area G candidates Lynne Smith, Rod Smith, Lia Versaevel l and Sean Jonas following an all candidates debate at the Saltair Centre. (Mike Gregory Photo)
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Joe Friesenhan

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Joe Friesenhan

Current occupation -Retired Background- I worked in municipal government for 31 years…

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Joe Friesenhan
BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Rob Johnson

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Rob Johnson

Current occupation- Retired Background- I am a native son of Ladysmith, and…

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Rob Johnson
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BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Steve Arnett

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Steve Arnett

Current occupation -Third term Ladysmith Town Councillor and Professional Social Worker MSW…

BC local elections: Ladysmith town council candidate Steve Arnett
BC local elections - CVRD Area G candidate Lia Versaevel

BC local elections – CVRD Area G candidate Lia Versaevel

Current Occupation – Teacher – Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre Background -…

BC local elections - CVRD Area G candidate Lia Versaevel