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2022 general local election heats up in Quesnel with 5 mayoral, 13 councillor candidates

Nomination deadline closes
General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15. (Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel)

The City of Quesnel has five candidates listed for mayor, and 13 candidates for six council seats in this year’s general local election.

The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers was 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.

The following candidates have been nominated:


  • Ron Paull
  • Bruce Rigdon
  • David Schile
  • Bob Simpson (incumbent)
  • Brian Waters


  • Michael Duperron
  • Scott Elliott (incumbent)
  • Tony Goulet (incumbent)
  • Joe Lowndes
  • Debra McKelvie
  • Suzannah Paller-Meir
  • Laurey-Anne Roodenburg (incumbent)
  • Martin Runge (incumbent)
  • Troy Schonke
  • Michael Stobart
  • Chad Stump
  • Mitch Vik (incumbent)
  • Brian Watson

The list remains unofficial, pending nomination challenges and the close of the withdrawal period on Friday, Sep. 16, at 4 p.m., the City of Quesnel notes in a news release.

An official list of candidates won’t be available until Monday, Sept. 19.

To learn more about the 2022 Local Government Elections, visit the City of Quesnel website at

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