LADYSMITH ELECTION DAY: Polls close as voters await election results

LADYSMITH ELECTION DAY: Polls close as voters await election results

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Voters across British Columbia head to the polls on Saturday to choose a mayor, council and other leaders in local government.

Polls closed this evening at 8 p.m.

For all of our stories on the municipal election, click here.

RELATED: CVRD Area G voters ask questions about water, community centre

RELATED: 14 key statements from the Ladysmith all candidates forum

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results starting after polls close.

Poll location for Ladysmith, Area G and Area H residents

Frank Jameson Community Centre, 810 6th Avenue.

Who is running for Mayor?

Aaron Stone was acclaimed as mayor for a second term after no other candidate put their name forward.

Who is running for council?

Arnett, Steve

Friesenhan, Joseph

Jacobson, Amanda

Johnson, Rob

McKay, Tricia

Paterson, Duck (Donald)

Sacht, Malcolm Stanfred

Stevens, Marsh

Virtanen, Jeff

Who is running in Area G?

Sean Jonas

Lynne Smith

Rod Smith

Lia Versaevel

Who is running in Area H?

Bill Carter

Mary Marcotte

Murray McNab

Who is running for school board?

Bard, Bill

Barron, Lisa Marie

Brzovic, Tania

Clarke, Jennifer

Ehrismann, Hunter

Finnegan, Richard

Furtmann, Corinne

Grand, Patti

Higginson, Stephanie

Keller, Greg

Kimler, Scott

McKay, Charlene

O’Neill, Chantel

Robinson, Bill

Saunders, Terrylynn

Skogland, Jen

Stanley, Jessica

Sullivan, Marilyn

Szeler, Matt

Wilkinson, Elaine

In addition to voting in local elections, all eligible electors of the CVRD and its member municipalities (including Ladysmith), will be provided opportunity to vote in Referenda by Assent Voting. This will be conducted alongside general voting on the dates listed above. Eligible electors will be asked two Referendum questions based on the synopsis’ listed below.

“CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” will allow the CVRD to annually requisition up to the greater of $765,000 or an amount equal to the amount that could be raised by a property value tax of $0.04584 per $1,000 of net taxable value of land and improvements within the service area to assist the Cowichan Housing Association with costs associated with providing programs and services related to affordable housing and homelessness prevention in the Cowichan Valley.”

Question: Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4201 – Cowichan Housing Association Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to provide regional programs and services related to affordable housing and homelessness prevention?

“CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” will allow the CVRD to annually requisition up to the greater of $750,000 or an amount equal to the amount that could be raised by a property value tax of $0.045050 per $1,000 of net taxable value of land and improvements within the service area to establish a service for the purpose of drinking water and watershed protection within the Cowichan Valley Regional District”.

Question: Are you in favour of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 4202 – Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service Establishment Bylaw, 2018” to support regional programs related to drinking water and watershed protection?

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2018 RESULTS
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