Municipal Elections 2014 News

Many areas vote for change

Nov 17, 2014 / 7:19 am

As Vancouver's mayor won a decisive victory in this weekend's municipal election, a number of communities across the province ousted their current...

Rookie cracks Oliver council

Nov 16, 2014 / 1:05 pm

One new face will join Oliver Town Council as Petra Veintimilla managed to top the polls on Saturday in a race that included all four incumbents seeking...

One new face in Spallumcheen

Nov 16, 2014 / 10:52 am

Mayor Janice Brown and five council incumbents were returned on Saturday in Spallumcheen. Brown, who easily defeated challenger Will Hansma 711 to 445, has been...

Regional District results

Nov 16, 2014 / 10:37 am

Here are the results for Regional Districts including: Central Okanagan North Okanagan Okanagan-Similkameen Thompson-Nicola Central Okanagan North...

Lake Country votes

Nov 16, 2014 / 10:16 am

Lake Country's longest serving mayor will add another term to his record. James Baker has won a fourth term, beating former councillor Jayson McCarthy 1215...

New mayor and fire hall

Nov 16, 2014 / 9:37 am

Osoyoos will get its new fire hall and a mostly new Town Council after Saturday’s election. A referendum to borrow nearly $6 million for the new fire hall...

Sharon Shepherd reaction

Nov 16, 2014 / 9:24 am

Sharon Sheperd's comeback was derailed Saturday night by Colin Basran. The former mayor had 10,358 votes compared to Basran's 16,755 a difference of...

Kelowna's new council

Nov 16, 2014 / 8:29 am

Kelowna’s municipal government had a good shake up this election with a new young mayor and four new faces on council. The city, often criticized for its...

Mayor a newcomer

Nov 16, 2014 / 8:26 am

Vernon residents did not focus on political experience when choosing their new mayor, voting in first time politician Akbal Mund. Mund, who is well known for...

Okanagan results

Nov 16, 2014 / 8:25 am

The ballots have been counted and the results are in, as Okanagan residents wake up Sunday to new Municipal governments. Below is a quick look and list of all...

Preliminary Kelowna results

Nov 15, 2014 / 9:11 pm


Live election results

Nov 15, 2014 / 7:45 pm


Castanet LIVE election results

Nov 15, 2014 / 12:00 pm

When the polls close at 8 p.m. Saturday night, make sure you come to Castanet.net for complete, up to the minute results of all the races up and down the...

Strong advance turnout

Nov 15, 2014 / 9:44 am

The fourth and final day of advance polling for the City of Kelowna election saw 2,179 votes cast by the time polls closed at 8 p.m. Friday. The two advance...

Expect heavy traffic

Nov 15, 2014 / 9:13 am

Because of today’s general election and the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour, traffic is expected to be heavy around the Kelowna City Hall. “The polling...

Where you can vote today

Nov 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

Time for talk is over...now it's the voters chance to decide whose words resonated with them the most. Voters throughout the valley who did not take...

Voting day in Penticton

Nov 14, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The 2014 General Election in Penticton is being held to elect one mayor, six councillors and four school board trustees for the 2014-2018 term. General voting...

TaxpayersFirst: zero tax guarantee

Nov 14, 2014 / 11:20 am

TaxpayersFirst are reaffirming their guarantee of a zero per cent tax increase on the eve of Saturday's municipal election. The five candidate slate has...

Questioning the candidates #10

Nov 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

In part nine of our 10 part series questioning the 31 candidates running for one of eight councillor positions in Kelowna, Castanet News asked each candidate:...

Lake Country votes en mass

Nov 13, 2014 / 3:16 pm

Advance poll elector turnout bodes well for the level of citizen participation in the 2014 local government election. The last day of advance voting, November...