Local election candidates: Valemount, McBride & Robson Valley

By LAURA KEIL

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).

 

MAYOR
Name Previous Office
Andru McCracken Served prior to 2014
Peter Reimer Served different
Sandra A Salt Served different
Owen M Torgerson Served different
COUNCILLOR
Name Previous Office
Holly Blanchette Incumbent
Sheri Gee (Sheri-lea) None
Eugene Jamin Served other
Donalda MacLean Unknown/Undisclosed
Peter D Pearson None
Rita Rewerts None
Nathan D Smith None

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

MAYOR
Name Previous Office
Loranne D Martin Incumbent
Gene P Runtz (Eugene) None
Rick Thompson (Eric) Served different
COUNCILLOR
Name Previous Office
Allan M Frederick Served prior to 2014
Lucille A Green Incumbent
Rosemary J Hruby Incumbent
Diane R. Smith None

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

Dannielle Alan
Incumbent
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.

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