Municipal Election

CRD to hold referendum on proposed Quesnel airport tax

CRD to hold referendum on proposed Quesnel airport tax

Referendum scheduled for October to ask CRD residents to contribute to airport operating costs

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

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Proportional representation info session set for Nov. 1 in Quesnel

Two speakers will provide the basics, as well as why they think you should vote for PR

Election signs along the highway, near downtown Quesnel. Melanie Law/File photo

Official SD28 trustee vote counts confirm preliminary results

A few small errors in reporting did not change trustee vote rankings

Election signs along the highway, near downtown Quesnel. Melanie Law/File photo
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Official election results in for Cariboo Regional District

Official results confirm preliminary counts in the CRD

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Quesnel City Hall. Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel

Official election results released for City of Quesnel

Two transcription errors were found, which did not affect candidate rankings

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West Quesnel confrontation
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Voter turnout at 25.5% in City of Quesnel; 16% in CRD

Voter turnout at 25.5% in City of Quesnel; 16% in CRD

Both are lower than the provincial average of 36%

Voter turnout at 25.5% in City of Quesnel; 16% in CRD
Mary Sjostrom, left, won by 13 votes in CRD Area A, with Barb Bachmeier taking the lead by 17 votes in Area B. Contributed photos

Local CRD candidates win by small margins; recounts not guaranteed

Chief election officer says recounts will only happen if number of rejected ballots were significant

Mary Sjostrom, left, won by 13 votes in CRD Area A, with Barb Bachmeier taking the lead by 17 votes in Area B. Contributed photos
The election results are in for the Cariboo Regional District with several new faces on the board. Greg Sabatino photo

Several new directors elected on CRD board

Seven new board members, five acclaimed

The election results are in for the Cariboo Regional District with several new faces on the board. Greg Sabatino photo
Mary Sjostrom elected in CRD Area A; Barb Bachmeier in Area B

Mary Sjostrom elected in CRD Area A; Barb Bachmeier in Area B

Unofficial Cariboo Regional District results are now in

Mary Sjostrom elected in CRD Area A; Barb Bachmeier in Area B
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Preliminary School District 28 trustee results are in

Roland Sawatsky defeated in unofficial results, with seven remaining candidates elected

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Wells election results are in

Wells election results are in

Preliminary results have Gabe Fourchalk winning the mayoral race

Wells election results are in
The six candidates with the most votes in the unofficial election results speak to the Observer. File photos

Quesnel’s newly elected councillors react to unofficial results

Three incumbents, three newcomers share how they’re feeling as unofficial election results announced

The six candidates with the most votes in the unofficial election results speak to the Observer. File photos
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Preliminary results show support for Public Works Referendum

Council frontrunners: Scott Elliott, Mitch Vik, Ron Paull, Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, Martin Runge, Tony Goulet

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LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Quesnel

LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Quesnel

Follow this post for coverage on council, CRD and school board as we receive information

  • Oct 20, 2018
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Quesnel
The Observer catches up with some city council candidates

The Observer catches up with some city council candidates

Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, Fritz Wyssen, and Ron Paull all spoke with the Observer

The Observer catches up with some city council candidates
Quesnel vote count still very low

Quesnel vote count still very low

Less than 20 per cent of eligible voters have cast their ballot as of 6:30 p.m.

Quesnel vote count still very low
Election signs line a hill in West Quesnel. Melanie Law photo

What’s important to you this election? Locals weigh in

The Observer talks to Quesnel and CRD residents as they head to the polls

Election signs line a hill in West Quesnel. Melanie Law photo
1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election

1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election

Number represents 16% of eligible voters, with just over 3 hours to go until polling stations close

1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election
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.