Election 2022

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

 

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CAMERON: Boosting 2022 local election turnout in B.C. unlikely

‘One reason cited for the low turnout is the peculiar nature of local elections’

 

Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

McCallum not conceding in Surrey, considering judicial recount of vote: party

Safe Surrey Coalition says McCallum won’t accept defeat at this point in time’

 

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: Vancouver gets its first Chinese Canadian mayor

Ken Sim will lead Vancouver for the next 4 years

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Wendy Clark, Wendy Coleman-Lawley and Andrea Hensen have been elected school board trustees representing Agassiz-Harrison. (File Photo)
Wendy Clark, Wendy Coleman-Lawley and Andrea Hensen have been elected school board trustees representing Agassiz-Harrison. (File Photo)
Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver, Surrey voters elect new mayors; bring promises of more police, RCMP stays

Ken Sims beat incumbent Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Ed Wood has been voted mayor-elect of Harrison Hot Springs. (File Photo)
Ed Wood has been voted mayor-elect of Harrison Hot Springs. (File Photo)
All incumbents are now are councillors-elect. (File Photo)
All incumbents are now are councillors-elect. (File Photo)
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)
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POLLS ARE CLOSED: Preliminary results, Municipal Election 2022

The polls have officially closed. As results become available, they will be…

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Polls close at 8 p.m. tonight. (Adam Louis/Observer)

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2022: Mixed emotions as the clock ticks on Election Day

Mixture of excitement and nerves as anticipation grows

Polls close at 8 p.m. tonight. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Election Day is upon us, and polls close at 8 p.m.

It’s Election Day in Agassiz-Harrison: Here’s everything you need to know

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

Election Day is upon us, and polls close at 8 p.m.
Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on Election Day (Oct. 15). (File Photo)

Voters in Harrison, District of Kent prepare for Election Day this weekend

Election Day is practically upon us once again. There are several candidates…

Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on Election Day (Oct. 15). (File Photo)
This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)

Ben & Jerry’s Canada urging B.C. to ‘vote for schools that are safe for all kids’

‘The far-right is trying to stack school boards,’ the ice cream moguls warned Oct. 12

This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)
SD78 school trustee candidates (left to right) Wendy Coleman-Lawley, Wendy Clark and Andrea Hensen await the next question during the all-candidates meeting at the AESS library on Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Adam Louis/Observer)
SD78 school trustee candidates (left to right) Wendy Coleman-Lawley, Wendy Clark and Andrea Hensen await the next question during the all-candidates meeting at the AESS library on Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)

BC Transit offering free rides on Election Day for some cities

TransLink will still be collecting fares Oct. 15

A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)
Fraser Valley Regional District office on Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack. F(ile Photo)

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2022: FVRD Area C Q&A

Three candidates running to represent Agassiz-Harrison on FVRD board

Fraser Valley Regional District office on Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack. F(ile Photo)
Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)

ELECTION 2022: Harrison Mayor and Council candidates Q&A

Ahead of the Oct. 15 election, The Observer asked candidates five questions…

Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2022: District of Kent Council candidates Q&A

Ahead of the Oct. 15 election, The Observer asked candidates for District…

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)