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Civic Election 2018 News

Poll: deciding by a draw

Poll: deciding by a draw

Oct 29, 2018 / 6:47 pm

Cindy Fortin gave out a long sigh of relief when Madam Justice Ellen Burdett declared her mayor of Peachland for the next four years. After nine days and three...

Judicial recount Monday

Judicial recount Monday

Oct 26, 2018 / 2:06 pm

Against the wishes of Harry Gough, a judicial recount will be held Monday in the Peachland mayoralty race. The recount will take place at the Peachland...

Chances of a tie are good

Chances of a tie are good

Oct 25, 2018 / 5:00 am

A judge will determine whether an outright winner can be declared in Peachland's race for mayor. The municipality's chief election officer Polly Palmer...

Mayor's race a dead heat

Mayor's race a dead heat

Oct 22, 2018 / 8:00 pm

A brief problem with a voting machine has resulted in a tie in the mayor's race in Peachland. The municipality's chief election officer, in a news...

Carson wins in RDCO

Carson wins in RDCO

Oct 22, 2018 / 9:28 am

Wayne Carson will represent voters in the Central Okanagan West electoral area. Carson won the race for director on the Regional District of Central Okanagan...

Dyas ready to take a break

Dyas ready to take a break

Oct 21, 2018 / 5:00 am

Tom Dyas says he's happy how his campaign turned out, despite losing to incumbent Colin Basran in the race for mayor of Kelowna. "As we can see from...

Milsom in mayor's seat

Milsom in mayor's seat

Oct 20, 2018 / 10:55 pm

UPDATE: 10:55 p.m. In one of the less surprising results in the Okanagan during Saturday's municipal elections, Gord Milsom was elected mayor of West...

Rural director/trustee results

Rural director/trustee results

Oct 20, 2018 / 10:08 pm

Residents outside municipal limits in the South Okanagan-Similkameen cast ballots for nine rural directors. Winning candidates below: Area A (Osoyoos rural)...

Results from outlying areas

Results from outlying areas

Oct 20, 2018 / 10:01 pm

Christine Fraser is the mayor elect of Spallumcheen. The longtime Spallumcheen councillor beat former mayor Janice Brown for the top job. Fraser received 679...

Basran returned as mayor

Oct 20, 2018 / 9:06 pm

Refresh the page to see the latest election numbers as they come in for Kelowna.

Penticton election numbers

Oct 20, 2018 / 9:01 pm

Refresh the page to see the latest election numbers as they come in for Penticton.

Are voters turning out?

Are voters turning out?

Oct 20, 2018 / 6:48 pm

It's still very early, but preliminary totals show Vernon voters are turning out to cast their ballots in the 2018 municipal election. As of 6:30 p.m., each...

Live election coverage

Live election coverage

Oct 20, 2018 / 6:18 pm

The polls will close across the Okanagan and around B.C. at 8 p.m. tonight as residents vote to elect new city councils, boards of education and regional...

Strong turnout at polls

Strong turnout at polls

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:31 pm

Kelowna voters converged on City Hall and other polling stations, Saturday, to cast their ballots in the municipal election. As the afternoon ticked closer to...

Armstrong candidates

Armstrong candidates

Oct 20, 2018 / 7:04 am

In Armstrong, seven candidates are running for six council seats. Mayor Chris Pieper has been acclaimed. Castanet invited Armstrong candidates to participate in...

No elected experience

No elected experience

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

After weeks of campaigning election day has finally arrived. Today, municipalities across the province elect their civic leaders. Vernon will elect a new mayor,...

Election day: where to vote

Election day: where to vote

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

Today is election day across the Central Okanagan, as residents determine who will sit on city councils, boards of education and who will serve as regional...

The Coldstream candidates

The Coldstream candidates

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

There are roughly 8,030 registered voters in Coldstream. The District of Coldstream voters will be voting for one mayor and six councillors for a four-year...

Spallumcheen candidates

Spallumcheen candidates

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

In Spallumcheen, two candidates are running for mayor, while seven councillors are running for six council seats. For mayor: Janice Brown Christine Fraser For...

Who is running in Lumby?

Who is running in Lumby?

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

Eight people are running for four council seats in the Village of Lumby. Mayor Kevin Acton has been acclaimed. Castanet invited Lumby candidates to participate...

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