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ELECTION 2014: Plenty of choice in Kelowna civic election

October 10, 2014 - 4:58 PM

KELOWNA – With 29 candidates declared for Kelowna city councillor, the only thing for certain is... there will be a lot of election signs.

Candidate nominations closed at 4 p.m. on Friday. Six candidates vie for mayor, 29 for city councillor and nine for school trustee.

Former mayor Sharon Shepherd and councillor Colin Basran are running for the city’s top job, along with James Murphy, Sam Condy, Kelly Row and Chuck Hardy.

The list of council candidates is a long one. They are all vying for one eight seats in the council chamber:
- Billie Aaltonen
- Ken Chung
- Cal Condy
- Maxine DeHart
- Ryan Donn
- Ken Finney
- Gail Given
- Michael Gorman
- Carol Gran
- Tracy Gray
- Charile Hodge
- Beryl Itani
- Graeme James
- Rawle James
- Leslie Kendall
- Bobby Kennedy
- Mike McLoughlin
- Gwen Miles
- Alan Monk
- David Mossman
- Dale Olson
- Connor P.S. OReilly
- Mo Rajabally
- Brad Sieben
- Mohini Singh
- Luke Stack
- Laura Thurnheer
- Sean Upshaw
- Dayleen Van Ryswyk

There are four trustee positions up for grabs on the Central Okanagan school board and nine candidates in the running:
- Nicholas Aubin
- Joyce Brinkerhoff
- Rolli Cacchioni
- Sharlene Drohomereski
- Chris Gorman
- Lee Mossman
- Peter Pagliocchini
- Murli Pendharkar
- Lee-Ann Tiede

There will be four days of advance voting before General Election Day on November 15.

Advance polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.:
- Wednesday, November 5 at the Parkinson Recreation Centre
- Wednesday, November 12 at the Parkinson Recreation Centre, City Hall and the UBC Okanagan campus
- Thursday, November 13 at City Hall and Okanagan College
- Friday, November 14 at City Hall and the Parkinson Recreation Centre

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