Who’s running in the 2018 local election

by Laura Keil


Candidates for the Oct 20th local elections were made public Sept 14th.

For the Village of Valemount, there are four candidates for mayor and seven for councillor (4 Councillors are elected and 1 Mayor). Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

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, there are three candidates for mayor and four for councillor (4 councillors are elected and 1 Mayor). The Village of McBride has already issued a declaration of election by acclamation for the councillors.

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

In Valemount, Advance polls are October 10th 8am-8pm in Council Chambers, with general voting day Sat. Oct. 20th 8am-8pm at the Community Hall.

In McBride, Advance polls are Oct 10th 8am-8pm in Council Chambers, with general voting day Sat. Oct. 20th 8am-8pm in Council Chambers.

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