A by-election in Nanaimo could impact the balance of power in the province. The provincial seat became vacant when NDP Leonard Krog resigned as MLA on Nov. 30, 2018.
The candidate nomination period for the Nanaimo by-election closed at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 09, 2019.
There are six candidates representing six registered political parties:
- Justin Greenwood, Conservative
- Tony Harris, BC Liberal Party
- Sheila Malcolmson, BC NDP
- Michele Ney, BC Green Party
- Robin Mark Richardson, The Vancouver Island Party
- Bill Walker, Libertarian
For more information about candidates, visit elections.bc.ca.
General Voting Day is Wednesday, January 30. Advance voting will be available from Tuesday, January 22 to Sunday, January 27. Eligible voters can also vote at the Nanaimo district electoral office from now until 4 p.m. on January 30, or by mail.
For more information, including a complete list of advance and general voting places, visit elections.bc.ca.