Elections

Elections 2018

Local Government elections are held every four years, the next general election will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Advance voting opportunities will be held between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on: October 10 at City Hall, October 13 at KVR Middle School and October 18 at the Penticton Seniors' Drop-In Centre. 

School District No. 67 School Trustee information can be found here.

The Nomination Period is now Closed.  The Declaration of Candidates and nomination documentation can be viewed below.

Ready to start campaigning?  Click here for a few signage tips and political signage bylaw.

 Mayor:

BLAKE, James

COX, Jason

JAKUBEIT, Andrew

LAURIO, Jukka

VASSILAKI, John

WHEELER, Dominic

Councillor:

ARCHER, John

BAKER, Duffy

BLOOMFIELD, Julius

BROWNLEE, Karen

CLARK, Glenn

CLARKE, Daryl

EVASIN, Christopher

FRANKLIN, Tracy  WITHDRAWN

FROCKLAGE, Joe

GILBERT, Isaac

KELSEY, Lynn

KIMBERLEY, Jake

LEWIS, Martyn  WITHDRAWN

MARTIN, Jesse

MAXWELL, Doug

MILLIN, Christopher

O'BRIEN, David

PICTON, Max

PRIOR, Marie

PROTEAU, Kevin

REGEHR, Frank

ROBINSON, Katie

SAHLMARK, Connie

SANDERS, Darryl

SENTES, Judy

WATT, Campbell

School Trustee:

CLARKE, Shelley

HEBERT, Teresa

HURST, Derek

PALANIO, James

SHEPPARD, Barbara

VAN RAES, Tracy

WALTON, Dan

2018 General Local Elections Key Dates

Start of Election Period

January 1, 2018

Start of Nomination Period

September 4, 2018

End of Nomination Period

September 14, 2018

Declaration of Candidates

Challenge of nominations deadline

September 14, 2018

September 18, 2018

Deadline for candidate withdrawl and

End of Election Period (see below for next phase)

 

September 21, 2018

Start of Campaign Period

September 22, 2018

Advance Voting Opportunity

October 10, 2018

October 13, 2018

October 18, 2018

End of Campaign Period

October 20, 2018

General Voting Day

October 20, 2018

Determination of Official Election Results

October 22, 2018

 

Missed the candidate workshops from May 24 and June 13? Please view the presentation here [PDF - 2.1 MB] and if you have additional questions about the workshop, please call for email Laurie Darcus, Chief Election Officer at:

Missed the Pre-Election Workshop: Candidate Bootcamp and Citizen School presentation August 31? Check out the video below!

 

Interested in running for Council? Some of the ways you can prepare are:

  • Attend Council meetings to learn about priority issues/projects and observe what being on a council might be like;
  • Look at the City of Penticton’s key planning documents and reports;
  • Get to know key groups in the community to understand the diversity of interests in our area;
  • Research the internet for information about local governments and basic facts about the local government system in BC. 

 

Running for Penticton City Council?  Check out these helpful hints for Candidates, including details on: new information videos, Elections BC material, campaign financing, useful media contacts and more.

 

Election Resources

For more local election information and helpful videos like the ones below, visit the Province of BC website and the Elections BC website.

 
   
 
   

Past elections


An archive of past election documentation is below for the years that are available: