A crowded ballot in Penticton for this year's municipal election
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September 14, 2018 - 4:10 PM
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:
Karen Louise Brownlee
Glenn Bradley Clark
Isaac Joseph Gilbert
Christopher Ryan Millin
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
Tracy Van Raes
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:
Area “D” Candidates for Director:
Area “E” candidates for Director:
Area”F” candidates for Director:
Area “G” candidates for Director:
Bob Coyne, Area “H” Director
Area”I” candidates for Director:
General election day is Oct. 20.
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