A crowded ballot in Penticton for this year's municipal election

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PENTICTON - The nomination period for this year’s municipal election has ended and the ballot is going to be crowded for this year’s Penticton municipal elections.

The race for mayor became a six-way contest, late this week when James Blake, Dominic Wheeler and marijuana dispensary owner/former mayor candidate Jukka Laurio added their names to the list, which also includes incumbent Mayor Andrew Jakubeit, Penticton businessman Jason Cox, and former councillor John Vassilaki.

A total of 26 candidates have put their names forward to run for a seat as one of six city councillors.

The candidates for city council are in alphabetical order:

John Archer

Duffy Baker

Julius Bloomfield

Karen Louise Brownlee

Glenn Bradley Clark

Daryl Clarke

Christopher Evasin

Tracy Franklin

Joe Frocklage

Isaac Joseph Gilbert

Lynn Kelsey

Jake Kimberley

Martyn Lewis

Jesse Martin

Doug Maxwell

Christopher Ryan Millin

David O'Brien

Max Picton

Marie Prior

Kevin Proteau

Frank Regehr

Katie Robinson

Connie Sahlmark

Daryl Sanders

Judy Sentes

Campbell Watt

Seven candidates have been nominated for school trustee positions in the Okanagan Skaha School District for the City of Penticton, including:

Shelley Elizabeth Clarke

Teresa Ruth Hebert

Derek Hurst

James Palanio

Barbra Sheppard

Tracy Van Raes

Dan Walton

There are several contests in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen, with the declaration of candidates as follows:

Mark Pendergraft, Area “A” Director

George Bush, Area”B” Director

Area”C” Candidates for Director:
Rick Knodel
Randy Toor

Area “D” Candidates for Director:
Ron Obirek
Rodney Penway
Bill Schwarz

Area “E” candidates for Director:
Tim Hodgkinson
Karla Kozakevich

Area”F” candidates for Director:
Kim Evans
Riley Gettens
Rick Hatch
Ashley Jestin
Leah Schulting
Michael Stokker

Area “G” candidates for Director:
Melody Kolisnyk
Tim Roberts
Manpreet Uppal

Bob Coyne, Area “H” Director

Area”I” candidates for Director:
Gary Vollet
Subrina Monteith

General election day is Oct. 20.


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