The Highlands Community Hall is open to voters from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

The Highlands Community Hall is open to voters from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

Highlands Votes: Here’s what you need to know

9 battle it out for 6 councillor seats

It’s election day in the District of Highlands with polls open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Candidates:

Mayor Ken Williams will be acclaimed as he ran unopposed. That leaves six councillor seats to be claimed with nine candidates running including Leslie Anderson, Ann Baird, Gord Baird, Guy Brisebois, Ken Brotherston, Marie Brotherston, Marcie McLean, Karel Roessingh and Rose Stanton.

READ MORE: Meet Your Candidates: 9 candidates fighting for 6 seats in Highlands

There are seven school trustee positions in the Sooke School District (SD62). Four trustee seats will be filled from Belmont Zone Area 1 (Colwood, Langford, Metchosin and Highlands) with three coming from Milnes Landing Zone Area 2 (Sooke and Port Renfrew).

There are seven candidates vying for four Area 1 seats. They include Cendra Beaton, Mary P Brooke, Russ Chipps, Dominique Jacobs, Christine Lervold, Ravi Parmar and Trudy Spiller.

READ MORE: It’s Election Day in Greater Victoria: Here’s what you need to know about school trustees The Saanich School District (SD63) is split into three areas with a total of seven school trustees elected.

Tim Dunford and Susan Hickman were unopposed for Central Saanich’s two seats. For the Saanich side of SD63 (which includes a portion of Highlands) Joyce Vandall and Teri VanWell were unopposed – after a third candidate withdrew – to fill those two seats. Nola Silzer also ran unopposed and will fill Sidney’s seat. That leaves three candidates – Keven Elder, Elsie McMurphy and Cheryl Wenezenki-Yolland – vying for North Saanich’s two seats at the table.

How to vote:

Highlands Community Hall, 729 Finlayson Arm Rd., is open to voters from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. To learn more about how to vote, click here.

READ MORE: 2022 Election Coverage

What happens once polls close?

Polls are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Once they close, the results will be tallied and released. Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results once polls close.

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