Municipal Election

“I want an activist council”: Mayor Bob Simpson

The Observer speaks to Mayor Bob Simpson on his hopes for council for the next four years

270 ballots cast so far in City of Quesnel election

Locals can vote for up to 6 councillors and 7 school trustees, plus the Public Works Referendum

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The Observer asks: What issues are important to you for the municipal election?

Locals weigh in on Quesnel’s future as election day kicks off

ELECTION DAY: polls are now closed

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

  • Oct 20, 2018

A handy guide to the local election: municipal, CRD and SD28

How and where to vote locally, plus links to candidate profiles and information on referendums

CRD director John Massier hopes to support Area C economy in next four years

Area C director has been in the role for 10 years, and will take on four more by acclamation

Incumbent councillor Scott Elliott hopes to be voted in for third term

Elliott wants another judge brought to Quesnel, as well as more housing

City of Quesnel advance voter turnout low

Two more chances to cast ballots for councillor, school trustee and Public Works referendum

Column: please vote on Oct. 20 – the future of your community depends on it

Quesnel mayor Bob Simpson on the importance of making it out to the polls next Saturday

  • Oct 13, 2018

10 candidates perform under pressure at Quesnel City Council forum

Chamber of Commerce’s event saw around 80 locals turn up to hear from councillor candidates

Ron Paull campaigns for four more years on council

Incumbent councillor has sat on Quesnel City Council for 13 years

CRD advance voting indicates strong voter turnout so far

Voter turnout is higher compared to the 2014 elections which saw 160 voters in the advance polls.

BC Transit offering free rides on election day

BC Transit partners with City to encourage locals to get out and vote Oct. 20

Quesnel – meet your School District 28 trustee candidates

Get to know the eight candidates vying for seven spots on the SD28 board of education

  • Oct 10, 2018

City councillor candidate forum set for tomorrow night

Questions for candidates have been pre-selected by the Chamber of Commerce

Tony Goulet wants a seat on Quesnel City Council

Tillicum Society director is also a school trustee, rotarian and president of the Métis Association

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

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

CRD Area B candidate forum held in Bouchie Lake

Three candidates answered questions from the public and outlined campaign points