Candidates for the Oct 20th local elections have been made public today. The following names are the ones that appeared online by the cutoff of 4pm Sept 14th.

(Editor’s Note: more candidates could be added to the lists below if papers are submitted just before the deadline and are not entered online right away. The Goat will add more candidates as they appear. The links to Civic Info BC & the RDFFG sites below provide up-to-date lists).

For the Village of Valemount, Civic Info BC shows four candidates for mayor and seven for councillor (4 Councillors are elected and 1 Mayor).


NamePrevious Office
Andru McCrackenServed prior to 2014
Peter ReimerServed different
Sandra A SaltServed different
Owen M TorgersonServed different
NamePrevious Office
Holly BlanchetteIncumbent
Sheri Gee (Sheri-lea)None
Eugene JaminServed other
Donalda MacLeanUnknown/Undisclosed
Peter D PearsonNone
Rita RewertsNone
Nathan D SmithNone

For the Village of McBride, Civic Info BC shows three candidates for mayor and four for councillor”  (4 Councillors are elected and 1 Mayor).

NamePrevious Office
Loranne D MartinIncumbent
Gene P Runtz (Eugene)None
Rick Thompson (Eric)Served different
NamePrevious Office
Allan M FrederickServed prior to 2014
Lucille A GreenIncumbent
Rosemary J HrubyIncumbent
Diane R. SmithNone

For the Regional District Area H Director, the RDFFG shows two candidates for director (1 is elected).

Dannielle Alan
Ben Hunter

For School District #57 Robson Valley Trustee, the RDFFG shows two candidates for Robson Valley trustee (1 is elected).

Harold Edwards
Bob Thompson

Advance polls are October 10th, with general voting day Sat. Oct. 20th.