The cut-off for signing up to run for Sooke Council in the upcoming by-election was 4:00 pm, on Friday, August 23, 2019.
At 4:30, the District of Sooke’s website showed that the following ten people had signed up to run for the one available seat:
- Herb Haldane
- Dana Lajeunesse
- Jeff McArthur
- Lorraine Pawlivsky-Love
- Kevin Pearson
- Mick Rhodes
- Kenneth Robar
- Britt Santowski
- Christina Schlattner
- Jeff Stewart
Advanced voting takes place on September 18th and 25th (at the Municipal Building from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm), and election day is on September 28 (at EMCS from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm).
To be eligible to vote, you must
- be 18 years of age or older on the day of registration or on general voting day; and
- be a Canadian citizen; and
- have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six (6) months, immediately before the day of registration; and
- have been a resident of the District of Sooke for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and
- not be disqualified under this or any other enactment from voting in an election or be otherwise disqualified by law.
As always during an election campaign, all candidates can submit their press releases and profile to SPN for publication at no charge. And, ads will also be equally available to all candidates, if they choose to purchase.
For more information on the 2019 by-election, visit the District of Sooke’s Election webpage.