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Some candidates for regional district director have already won

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September 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM

PENTICTON - Depending where you live in the South Okanagan and Similkameen, you may or may not be voting for a regional district director.

In some areas there is going to be an actual contest election day, Oct. 20, with more than one candidate running, according to a Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen media release, while candidates in other areas have areas have already won by acclamation.

There weren’t enough candidates to elect members to the Olalla Local Community Commission. The regional district says it will appoint four qualified people to the positions.

There will be an election in the following electoral areas:

Area “C” Oliver rural

Rick Knodel
Randy Toor

Area”D” Okanagan Falls

Ron Obirek
Rodney Penway
Bill Schwarz

Area “E” Naramata

Tim Hodgkinson
Karla Kozakevich

Area “F” Okanagan Lake West, West Bench

Riley Gettens
Rick Hatch
Ashley Justin
Leah Schulting

Area “G” Keremeos rural, Hedley

Melodie Kolisnyk
Tim Roberts
Manpreet Uppal

Area “I” Skaha West/Kaleden/Apex

Subrina Monteith
Gary Vollet

The regional district electoral areas where candidates won by acclamation are:

Area”A” Osoyoos Rural

Mark Pendergraft

Area "B” Cawston

George Bush

Area “H” Princeton Rural

Bob Coyne

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