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

(Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)                                New Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall celebrates the moment with his wife Erna on Saturday night.

#PMvotes2018: Dingwall elected mayor in Pitt Meadows as turnout up 10 per cent

#PMvotes2018:Voter turnout up 10 per cent

  • Oct 20, 2018
Elections officer Laura Benson is trying to fix stalled vote-counting machine at Eric Langton elementary. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

Brisk pace at downtown Maple Ridge polling place

#MRvotes2018: Two ballot counting machines break down

Elections officer Laura Benson is trying to fix stalled vote-counting machine at Eric Langton elementary. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Pitt Meadows council candidate signs at the corner of Harris Road and Lougheed Highway. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Voters see numerous issues in Pitt Meadows

Development, transportation, taxes and the race for mayor all cited

Pitt Meadows council candidate signs at the corner of Harris Road and Lougheed Highway. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Elections officials have made an effort to get the public out to vote in the Pitt Meadows election. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Voter turnout way up in Pitt Meadows

Hundreds more ballots, still hours to go before polls close

Elections officials have made an effort to get the public out to vote in the Pitt Meadows election. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
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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.
ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed

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
ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed
#MRvotes2018: Maple Ridge mayoralty candidates make final pitch
#MRvotes2018: Maple Ridge mayoralty candidates make final pitch
Chris O’Brian
Chris O’Brian
Double the turnout at Maple Ridge early polls

Double the turnout at Maple Ridge early polls

#MRvotes2018: More opportunies for advance voting

Double the turnout at Maple Ridge early polls
Maple Ridge council candidates Onyeka Dozie, Rick Pennykid, Andrew Pozsar, Al Robbie and Gordy Robson await turn at podium during all candidates meeting at Websters Corners elementary Monday. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

New road to 256th Street is a ways off in east Maple Ridge

Extension of 128th/Abernethy Way one topic at Maple Ridge election forum

Maple Ridge council candidates Onyeka Dozie, Rick Pennykid, Andrew Pozsar, Al Robbie and Gordy Robson await turn at podium during all candidates meeting at Websters Corners elementary Monday. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Elaine Yamamoto. (Contributed)

Yamamoto: Bring more community programming into schools

#MRvotes2018: Alleviate school overcrowding by advocating to senior governments

Elaine Yamamoto. (Contributed)
Colette Trudeau. (Contributed)

Trudeau: Inclusion and equity in schools

#MRvotes2018: Will advocate for ample resources

Colette Trudeau. (Contributed)
Pascale Shaw. (Contributed)
Pascale Shaw. (Contributed)
Brenda Rubenuik. (Contributed)

Rubenuik: Expand opportunities for students

#MRvotes2018: Lobby the provincial government for more funding.

Brenda Rubenuik. (Contributed)
Mike Murray. (Contributed)

Murray: Achieving success

#MRvotes2018: District anticipates considerable growth over the next several years

Mike Murray. (Contributed)
Gord McCallum.

McCallum: Prioritize budget

#MRvotes2018: important for residents to give back to their community,

Gord McCallum.
Robert Hornsey.

Hornsey: Kids always come first

#MRvotes2018: Ensure all have safe, inspiring and effective experience

Robert Hornsey.
Kim Dumore.

Dumore : Embraces diversity, creating change

#MRvotes2018: Supports atmosphere for academic learning, broad range of skill development

Kim Dumore.