Municipal election

Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre, seen here seen during the 2021 provincial election, will be the voting site for the 2022 municipal election. (Black Press Media file photo)

Veteran election official to oversee 2022 vote in Sidney

Sandi Nelson, helped by Christa Baxter, will guide process for a sixth consecutive time

 

What does it take to successfully win a seat in this room? Current, new and past city councilors chime in. Mirror File Photo

So you want to run for a Vancouver Island city council?

New, current and past city councilors chime in on what it takes to win a municipal election

 

ELECTION DAY: People flock to polling stations

ELECTION DAY: People flock to polling stations

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: People flock to polling stations
Meet Your Candidates: Colwood candidates identify their top priorities for the city

Meet Your Candidates: Colwood candidates identify their top priorities for the city

Carol Hamilton and Rob Martin face off for mayor

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Colwood candidates identify their top priorities for the city
Meet Your Candidates: Greater Victoria trustee candidates outline priorities

Meet Your Candidates: Greater Victoria trustee candidates outline priorities

Voters will elect nine trustees for the Greater Victoria School District

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Greater Victoria trustee candidates outline priorities
Meet Your Candidates: Metchosin candidates outline their priorities

Meet Your Candidates: Metchosin candidates outline their priorities

We asked each candidate how they would make the municipality a better place

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Metchosin candidates outline their priorities
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Robert Fraser challenges Stew Young for mayor’s seat

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision
Meet Your Candidates: Six candidates running for four spots on View Royal council

Meet Your Candidates: Six candidates running for four spots on View Royal council

Candidates outline how they would make View Royal a better place

  • Oct 15, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Six candidates running for four spots on View Royal council
Meet Your Candidates: Sooke School Board trustee candidates highlight their concerns

Meet Your Candidates: Sooke School Board trustee candidates highlight their concerns

Need for more schools, resources top of the list

  • Oct 15, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Sooke School Board trustee candidates highlight their concerns
Carol Hamilton believes third term is about implementation in Colwood

Carol Hamilton believes third term is about implementation in Colwood

Carefully planned development is key

  • Oct 15, 2018
Carol Hamilton believes third term is about implementation in Colwood
Incumbent, Stew Young said his priorities for Langford include continuing to build on the West Shore and helping people feel safe in their community. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Stew Young’s motivation for politics remains the same as 26 years ago

Young hopes people feel a sense of pride and passion for living in Langford

Incumbent, Stew Young said his priorities for Langford include continuing to build on the West Shore and helping people feel safe in their community. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
All-candidates forum for the City of Langford met at the Langford Legion Branch No. 91. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Langford all-candidates forum discusses transportation and sewers

Candidates said collaboration within the community gets things done

All-candidates forum for the City of Langford met at the Langford Legion Branch No. 91. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria
Tent city campers have moved to David Shebib’s residence in Saanich (Sam Seera’s property), after leaving Goldstream campground Oct. 2. (Travis Paterson/News staff)

Absent Saanich mayoral candidate subject of all-candidates forum

David Shebib missed the third straight all-candidates’ forum, but nonetheless generated attention

Tent city campers have moved to David Shebib’s residence in Saanich (Sam Seera’s property), after leaving Goldstream campground Oct. 2. (Travis Paterson/News staff)
Victoria city councillor Pam Madoff stands to address the crowd during an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre Monday at the Church of Truth in James Bay. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

‘We live in an ableist society,’ Victoria candidates debate how to approach accessibility

All-candidates meeting hosted by Victoria Disability Resource Centre draws unanimous conclusion – city needs to do better

Victoria city councillor Pam Madoff stands to address the crowd during an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Victoria Disability Resource Centre Monday at the Church of Truth in James Bay. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
Residents of View Royal mingle before the WestShore Chamber all-candidates meeting Thursday at Elements Casino. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

View Royal all-candidates meeting draws hefty crowd

Transportation, taxes and development questions all posed to six council hopefuls

Residents of View Royal mingle before the WestShore Chamber all-candidates meeting Thursday at Elements Casino. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)
All-candidates meetings set for West Shore races

All-candidates meetings set for West Shore races

No meeting scheduled for the Distict of Highlands

  • Sep 25, 2018
All-candidates meetings set for West Shore races
In the District of Highlands, there is no need for an election as Mayor Ken Williams (far right) will be acclaimed and six candidates will vie for six council seats. (Courtesy District of Highlands)

Four Greater Victoria mayors to be acclaimed in fall election

No election in District of Highlands with six council candidates up for six seats

In the District of Highlands, there is no need for an election as Mayor Ken Williams (far right) will be acclaimed and six candidates will vie for six council seats. (Courtesy District of Highlands)
Two mayors challenged in West Shore municipal elections

Two mayors challenged in West Shore municipal elections

More than 60 candidates declared for municipal, school board races

  • Sep 18, 2018
Two mayors challenged in West Shore municipal elections