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Political newcomer running for Quesnel mayor

Brian Waters has filed his nomination papers
Brian Waters is running for mayor of Quesnel. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Brian Waters is Quesnel’s first unofficial mayoral candidate.

The political newcomer is running for mayor in the October 2022 municipal election.

“I have a bunch of ideas,” Waters said outside his residence at the Grace Inn, where he claimed he was building a professional UFO prototype. “I want to change things.”

Waters said he has a brain injury and that he has lived off and on in Quesnel for 14 years.

“It’s a nice community,” he said.

As of late Tuesday morning, Sept. 6. Waters was the only mayoral candidate listed by CivicInfo BC.

The nomination period closes at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, with Friday, Sept. 16, the deadline for candidates to withdraw.

More than 7,800 voters are eligible to elect one mayor and six councillors to Quesnel City Council this year.

Read More: Municipal election nomination forms to be available at Quesnel City Hall

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