Election

A chart depicting the distribution of the 189 Chilliwack-Kent ballots cast by Agassiz, Harrison and Seabird Island schools. Green candidate Jeff Hammersmark came out on top with Kelli Paddon of the NDP coming in a distant second. (Graphic/Adam Louis)

Mock Election: Amid orange wave, Agassiz-Harrison goes Green

Hammersmark earned seat in mock election with 39 per cent of the vote

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Future for incumbent Throness uncertain as riding awaits results

Chilliwack-Kent candidate hopeful, resigned waiting on final count

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness watches the results on election night. The ex-Liberal’s tumultuous campaign and the narrow margin for victory ahead of the mail-in ballot count leaves the future of the riding’s seat in limbo for at least the next week. (Facebook/Laurie Throness)
Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (Independent).

Chilliwack-Kent: 8,700 votes cast ahead of 2020 election

There are more than 43,000 registered voters in the riding

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (Independent).
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LETTER: Throness, Paddon misleading about wolves, caribou

Pauline Carey of Agassiz is unimpressed by candidates’ animal rights stances

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LETTER: No adequate response to mining issue

The Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs pen an open letter

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Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness, who began the campaign as a BC Liberal but left the party on Oct. 15.

Advance voting nears 5,000 in Chilliwack-Kent

More than 380,000 voters have voted in advance across B.C.

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness, who began the campaign as a BC Liberal but left the party on Oct. 15.
Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.

Ex-Liberal Throness presses on as an Independent

Former Liberal MLA resigned from party amid scandalous remarks during meeting

Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.
Vote-by-mail packages can be request up until Saturday, October 17; the recommended deadline for turning in mail-in ballots is the same day. (File Photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Chilliwack-Kent vote-by-mail requests top 7,000

Across B.C., about 6,500 voters requested mail ballots in 2017

Vote-by-mail packages can be request up until Saturday, October 17; the recommended deadline for turning in mail-in ballots is the same day. (File Photo)
The 2020 election takes place on October 24. (File Photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting begins today in Agassiz-Harrison

Advance voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21 in B.C.’s election

The 2020 election takes place on October 24. (File Photo)
Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (BC Liberal).
Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (BC Liberal).
The Green Party of Canada Electorial District Association of Chilliwack/Hope has nominated Art Green as the local 2019 candidate for the upcoming federal election.                                 Facebook

Green Party nominates Art Green as the Chilliwack/Hope candidate for upcoming federal election

Green has been politically active in the riding for the Party since 2014

The Green Party of Canada Electorial District Association of Chilliwack/Hope has nominated Art Green as the local 2019 candidate for the upcoming federal election.                                 Facebook
The sudden passing of long-time school board trustee, Tom Hendrickson, has initiated the process for calling a by-election in the Fraser-Cascade district to fill his seat. (file)

Fraser-Cascade school board begins by-election process in wake of trustee’s passing

SD78’s Tom Hendrickson passed away on April 19, just six months after being re-elected in Oct.

The sudden passing of long-time school board trustee, Tom Hendrickson, has initiated the process for calling a by-election in the Fraser-Cascade district to fill his seat. (file)