Municipal Election

Colin Basran addresses supporters at The Curious Cafe after being elected for a second term as mayor of Kelowna on Oct. 20, 2018. (Marissa Tiel/ Kelowna Capital News)

LIVE BLOG: Kelowna re-elects Colin Basran for mayor

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

  • Oct 20, 2018
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5 people hope to be Peachland’s next mayor

The nomination period closed Friday in Peachland

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

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
Peachland mayoral candidate Harry Gough was court in Kelowna Friday to oppose a judicial recount of ballots cast in the recent civic election. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Judicial recount ordered in Peachland mayoral race

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Mayor Cindy Fortin are tied with 804 votes each

Peachland mayoral candidate Harry Gough was court in Kelowna Friday to oppose a judicial recount of ballots cast in the recent civic election. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
West Kelowna Mayor-elect Gord Milsom accepts congratulations Saturday night after winning the job in the civic election. —Image: Capital News file

Kelowna and West Kelowna election winners confirmed

New city councils to be sworn in in both cities Nov. 5 and 6 respectively.

West Kelowna Mayor-elect Gord Milsom accepts congratulations Saturday night after winning the job in the civic election. —Image: Capital News file
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Colin Basran addresses supporters at The Curious Cafe Saturday night after being re-elected mayor of Kelowna for a second term. —Image: Marissa Tiel/Kelowna Capital News

Re-election of Kelowna incumbents seen by winners as endorsement of status quo

Returning Mayor Colin Basran says social issues, housing and transportation are his top priorities

Colin Basran addresses supporters at The Curious Cafe Saturday night after being re-elected mayor of Kelowna for a second term. —Image: Marissa Tiel/Kelowna Capital News
Peachland mayoral candidate Harry Gough appeared to have won the election Saturday by one vote but a recount has changed that to a tie with incumbent mayor Cindy Fortin. —Image: Facebook

UPDATE: Peachland mayoral race may come down to luck of the draw

Harry Gough led incumbent Cindy Fortin by one vote on election night Saturday

Peachland mayoral candidate Harry Gough appeared to have won the election Saturday by one vote but a recount has changed that to a tie with incumbent mayor Cindy Fortin. —Image: Facebook
Wayne Carson, was re-elected Central Okanagan West regional director in Saturday’s civic elections. —Image: RDCO

Wayne Carson re-elected as Central Okanagan West regional director

But his bid to win seats on both the regional board and Kelowna city council comes up short

Wayne Carson, was re-elected Central Okanagan West regional director in Saturday’s civic elections. —Image: RDCO
Community will benefit from race, says Dyas

Community will benefit from race, says Dyas

Dyas ran against a friend and made him a rival

Community will benefit from race, says Dyas
Colin Basran hugs his wife Leanne after being elected for a second term as mayor of Kelowna on Oct. 20, 2018. Basran supporters gathered at The Curious Cafe on Ellis Street in Kelowna, B.C. (Marissa Tiel/ Kelowna Capital News)

Updated: Basran re-elected Kelowna’s next mayor

Basran won with 56.95 of the vote. The next closest was Tom Dyas with 29.92 per cent of the vote.

Colin Basran hugs his wife Leanne after being elected for a second term as mayor of Kelowna on Oct. 20, 2018. Basran supporters gathered at The Curious Cafe on Ellis Street in Kelowna, B.C. (Marissa Tiel/ Kelowna Capital News)
ELECTION NIGHT: Harry Gough is Peachland’s new mayor by a single vote
ELECTION NIGHT: Harry Gough is Peachland’s new mayor by a single vote
ELECTION NIGHT: Baker remains Lake Country’s mayor, fire hall upgrade approved
ELECTION NIGHT: Baker remains Lake Country’s mayor, fire hall upgrade approved
ELECTION NIGHT: West Kelowna’s new mayor is Gord Milsom, major council shake-up

ELECTION NIGHT: West Kelowna’s new mayor is Gord Milsom, major council shake-up

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

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION NIGHT: West Kelowna’s new mayor is Gord Milsom, major council shake-up
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.
Voters discuss issues during at George Elliot Secondary school’s voting station Saturday morning. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Lake Country voters concerned with fire hall, development

Voters are casting their ballots until 8 p.m. tonight

Voters discuss issues during at George Elliot Secondary school’s voting station Saturday morning. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Voters cast their ballots Saturday for the Kelowna municipal election. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Polls closed, results for Kelowna municipal election coming up

Voting for the municipal election is open until 8 p.m.

Voters cast their ballots Saturday for the Kelowna municipal election. - Carli Berry/Capital News
What Lake Country council candidates said during the election
What Lake Country council candidates said during the election
The Kelowna mayoral race has pitted incumbent Colin Basran (left) against challengers (second left to right) Tom Dyas, Bob Schewe and Bobby Kennedy. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Kelowna civic election advance poll numbers exceed 2014 totals say officials

As of Friday at noon, more than 8,000 people had voted in the election, which takes place today

The Kelowna mayoral race has pitted incumbent Colin Basran (left) against challengers (second left to right) Tom Dyas, Bob Schewe and Bobby Kennedy. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
Kelowna candidates weigh in on latest issues

Kelowna candidates weigh in on latest issues

We asked candidates questions, they answered

Kelowna candidates weigh in on latest issues