City of Kelowna: Nomination period open

Deadline for filing nomination papers is Friday, Oct. 10

  • Oct. 7, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The nomination period for those interested in running in the 2014 City of Kelowna civic election is now open.

Nominations papers may now be filed at the Office of the City Clerk at Kelowna City Hall up until Friday, Oct. 10, 4 p.m.

.“If you are interested in filing nomination papers for council or trustee for School District 23, making an appointment ahead of time is recommended,” says Chief Election Office Karen Needham.

The number of nominators required to nominate a candidate for council is 25, while the trustee’s number of nominators remains at two.

Nominators must be eligible to vote in Kelowna. A nomination deposit of $100 is required.

Candidates must have lived in the province for the past six months, be a Canadian citizen and be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, Saturday, Nov.15.

The successful candidates will sit for the new four-year term, which ends in the fall of 2018. Individuals who have successfully filed nominations papers will be declared candidates following the close of the nomination period at 4 p.m., Oct. 10.

Residents are encouraged to visit the election website at kelowna.ca/election for links to voter, candidate and general election information.

 

 

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