Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Cranbrook’s plummeting voter turnout

Cranbrook’s plummeting voter turnout

In our previous episode (2014) of “Cranbrook’s incredible shrinking voter-turn-out,” (a hit…

Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt (left) is joined by Cranbrook Councillors Wesly Graham (centre) and Mike Peabody on election night, Oct. 20, in Cranbrook. Graham and Peabody will be joining fellow incumbents Norma Blissett, Danielle Eaton and Ron Popoff, and newly elected Wayne Price, on Cranbrook Council for the next four years. Barry Coulter photo

Incumbent advantage holds in Cranbrook

Incumbents re-elected for Cranbrook and Kimberley Councils, plus some newcomers

ELECTION 2018: Unofficial results in for Cranbrook City Council election
ELECTION 2018: Unofficial results in for Cranbrook City Council election
A Cranbrook voter registers before casting a ballot at the polling station inside the Laurie Middle School gym on Saturday.

Voter turnout trending lower

Initial numbers appear to be significantly down from last election cycle in 2014

A Cranbrook voter registers before casting a ballot at the polling station inside the Laurie Middle School gym on Saturday.
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

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

Mayoral results from across B.C.
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Polls are open today at Laurie Middle School from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for general voting in the Cranbrook municipal election.

ELECTION DAY: Here’s where to vote

Roughly 1,000 ballots have been cast by noon on Saturday as #CranbrookVotes

  • Oct 20, 2018
Polls are open today at Laurie Middle School from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for general voting in the Cranbrook municipal election.
Your Cranbrook Municipal Election Candidates

Your Cranbrook Municipal Election Candidates

General Voting Day is Saturday, Oct. 20, at Laurie Middle School from 8 am to 8 pm. Advance voting is Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Cranbrook Senior Centre on 17th Ave. South and 2nd Street South, from 8 am to 8 pm

Your Cranbrook Municipal Election Candidates
Candidates face off in election debate

Candidates face off in election debate

Topics ranged from housing, attracting light industry, rainbow crosswalks, roads and infrastructure.

  • Oct 9, 2018
Candidates face off in election debate
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Eaton turns focus on housing, seniors

Eaton turns focus on housing, seniors

First-term councillor hopes to continue working at the city council table

Eaton turns focus on housing, seniors
Graham seeks another term on council

Graham seeks another term on council

First-term councillor hopes to continue infrastructure progress, eonomic development

Graham seeks another term on council
Cranbrook All-Candidates forum set for October 5

Cranbrook All-Candidates forum set for October 5

The Cranbrook voting public will get the chance to see all 10…

Cranbrook All-Candidates forum set for October 5
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Randy Tapp running for Cranbrook City Council

Randy Tapp running for Cranbrook City Council

Barry Coulter A long-time resident of Cranbrook, well known for his involvement…

Randy Tapp running for Cranbrook City Council
Election 2018: Rasmussen running for city council

Election 2018: Rasmussen running for city council

Former RCMP officer seeking a seat at the city council table

Election 2018: Rasmussen running for city council
UPDATED: Pratt to be acclaimed as Cranbrook mayor

UPDATED: Pratt to be acclaimed as Cranbrook mayor

Mayor will serve another term after running unopposed in the upcoming municipal election

UPDATED: Pratt to be acclaimed as Cranbrook mayor
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)

Voter registration push begins for B.C. referendum

Province-wide notification coming for mail-in vote

Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections BC)
Election 2018: Popoff seeks another council term

Election 2018: Popoff seeks another council term

Incumbent Ron Popoff running for another four years at the city council table

Election 2018: Popoff seeks another council term
After a 33 years in the fire service, Wayne Price has announced a bid for city council in the 2018 civic election.

Election 2018: Price announces run for council

Former Cranbrook fire chief will run for a seat at the city council table

After a 33 years in the fire service, Wayne Price has announced a bid for city council in the 2018 civic election.