Election 2022

Colin Basran speaks to media following his loss in the 2022 municipal election. (Gary Barnes/ Kelowna Capital News)
Colin Basran speaks to media following his loss in the 2022 municipal election. (Gary Barnes/ Kelowna Capital News)
Incumbents Linda Van Alphen and Dave Stathers have been re-elected as Summerland trustees on the Okanagan-Skaha School Board. (Contributed)

Summerland voters choose incumbent school trustees

Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen have both been re-elected

Incumbents Linda Van Alphen and Dave Stathers have been re-elected as Summerland trustees on the Okanagan-Skaha School Board. (Contributed)
Julius Bloomfield responds to the announcement he has been elected as Penticton’s new mayor. (Brennan Phillips, Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Julius Bloomfield is Penticton’s new mayor

It was a close finish against newcomer Jason Reynen

Julius Bloomfield responds to the announcement he has been elected as Penticton’s new mayor. (Brennan Phillips, Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Summerland voters choose council experience

Six of seven members of new council have served in the past.

Gord Milsom is West Kelowna’s new mayor. Milson gave an acceptance speech Saturday night after votes were tallied. - Sydney Morton/Capital News

BREAKING: Milsom staying on as West Kelowna mayor

The unofficial results from the city say he received 4,410 votes

Gord Milsom is West Kelowna’s new mayor. Milson gave an acceptance speech Saturday night after votes were tallied. - Sydney Morton/Capital News
Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)

Patrick Van Minsel defeats Fortin to be Peachland’s next mayor

He received 46 per cent of the vote (1,104 votes)

Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)
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Incumbents fall to newcomers in Lake Country election

Lake Country sees barely 2,000 ballots cast

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Jason Wiebe, centre, was elected Mayor of Keremeos with 63 per cent of the vote. Clockwise from the top left are the acclaimed councillors who will join him at the table: Incumbents Jeremy Evens and Arden Holly, and newcomers Tracy Henderson and Garry Elliot. (File)

Jason Wiebe elected Mayor of Keremeos

Wiebe beat Arlene Arlow to the vacated Mayor’s chair

Jason Wiebe, centre, was elected Mayor of Keremeos with 63 per cent of the vote. Clockwise from the top left are the acclaimed councillors who will join him at the table: Incumbents Jeremy Evens and Arden Holly, and newcomers Tracy Henderson and Garry Elliot. (File)
Recreation services director Doug Ross gives guests at a pop-up information booth the facts about Vernon’s proposed Active Living Centre prior to the referendum. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Vernon affords city new active living centre, for 2026

Referendum passes for $121 M facility borrowing, total number in favour underreported by 100 votes

Recreation services director Doug Ross gives guests at a pop-up information booth the facts about Vernon’s proposed Active Living Centre prior to the referendum. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Recreation services director Doug Ross gives guests at a pop-up information booth the facts about Vernon’s proposed Active Living Centre Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon affords city new active living centre

Referendum passes for $121 M facility borrowing

Recreation services director Doug Ross gives guests at a pop-up information booth the facts about Vernon’s proposed Active Living Centre Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Tom Dyas announced his candidacy for mayor of Kelowna in a campaign kick-off event in Rutland on Wednesday evening. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Dyas defeats incumbent Basran to be Kelowna’s next mayor

12 of 21 polls have closed as of 9:30p.m.

Tom Dyas announced his candidacy for mayor of Kelowna in a campaign kick-off event in Rutland on Wednesday evening. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
A sketch of what a potential Aquatic facility would look like in the area. (CSRD photo).

Golden and Area A votes yes to proposed indoor aquatic centre

The vote was 1,172 ‘yes’ to 423 ‘no’.

A sketch of what a potential Aquatic facility would look like in the area. (CSRD photo).
Victor Cumming celebrates a preliminary win for the mayor’s seat alongside preliminary new councillor Brian Guy at the Vernon Museum Oct. 15, 2022. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Victor victorious in Vernon: preliminary election count

Initial numbers show incumbent mayor ahead of Scott Anderson

Victor Cumming celebrates a preliminary win for the mayor’s seat alongside preliminary new councillor Brian Guy at the Vernon Museum Oct. 15, 2022. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: Mayoral winners across British Columbia

There are 162 municipalities in B.C. – 37 of which have already declared an acclaimed winner

Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
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It’s Election Day in Central Okanagan: Here’s everything you need to know

The next reign of local leaders are expected to be named Saturday…

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David Habib is running for mayor of Kelowna. (Capital News file photo)

Kelowna Votes 2022: David Habib

Black Press Media is asking mayoral candidates their thoughts on various community issues

David Habib is running for mayor of Kelowna. (Capital News file photo)
General voting day for municipal elections is Oct. 15. (Black Press file photo)

More than 10,000 turn out for advanced voting in Kelowna election

Oct. 14 is the last day for advanced voting

General voting day for municipal elections is Oct. 15. (Black Press file photo)
In most of British Columbia, candidates in local government elections are not running under party banners. (Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: Individuals, not parties, will form local governments

In most parts of B.C., candidates in local government elections run as independents

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In most of British Columbia, candidates in local government elections are not running under party banners. (Black Press file photo)
Silverado Socrates is running for mayor of Kelowna. (Capital News file photo)

Kelowna Votes 2022: Silverado Socrates

Black Press Media is asking mayoral candidates their thoughts on various community issues

Silverado Socrates is running for mayor of Kelowna. (Capital News file photo)