Municipal Election

Bruce Cameron. (File photo)

PODCAST.: Turnout for B.C. 2022 municipal elections down from 2018

TODAY IN B.C.: Voting online, campaign issues and mayoralty races discussed

On Oct. 15, voting was held at Summerland Secondary School. Voter turnout in Summerland was significantly lower than in past years. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland sees low voter turnout

Nearly two-thirds of eligible voters did not cast ballots

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

Doug Holmes has been elected Summerland’s mayor for the next four years. Holmes served as a Summerland municipal councillor for the last eight years. See inside for details on the local government election. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland voters choose council experience

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

Doug Holmes has been elected Summerland’s mayor for the next four years. Holmes served as a Summerland municipal councillor for the last eight years. See inside for details on the local government election. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Houising prices and the supply of housing are affecting residents of Summerland as well as those living in the rest of British Columbia. (Summerland Review file photo)

ELECTION 2022: Summerland’s council candidates discuss housing

Each week, the Summerland Review is questioning the candidates in the local government election

Houising prices and the supply of housing are affecting residents of Summerland as well as those living in the rest of British Columbia. (Summerland Review 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

  • Oct 13, 2022
In most of British Columbia, candidates in local government elections are not running under party banners. (Black Press file photo)
Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)

ELECTION 2022: Summerland trustee candidates discuss their qualifications

Four candidates are on the ballot for two trustee positions

Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)
The election for Summerland’s mayor and councillors will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. (Summerland Review file photo)

ELECTION 2022: Summerland’s council candidates discuss potential disagreements

Each week, the Summerland Review is questioning the candidates in the local government election

The election for Summerland’s mayor and councillors will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. (Summerland Review file photo)
Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)
Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)
The election for Summerland’s municipal council will be held on Oct. 15. (Summerland Review file photo)

ELECTION 2022: Summerland’s council candidates discuss big-ticket items

Each week, the Summerland Review is questioning the candidates in the local government election

The election for Summerland’s municipal council will be held on Oct. 15. (Summerland Review file photo)
In 2016, the Okanagan Skaha School Board was considering closing some schools, including Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)
In 2016, the Okanagan Skaha School Board was considering closing some schools, including Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)
Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)
Four candidates are on the ballot for two Summerland school trustee positions. From left are Maureen Harrington, Erin Hayman, Dave Stathers and Linda Van Alphen. (Contributed)
Third-party election signs set up by Roy Roope were removed on Sunday, Sept. 25. The signs are now back in place. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Third-party elections signs removed in Summerland

Question about message led to bylaw officer’s decision to take down signs

Third-party election signs set up by Roy Roope were removed on Sunday, Sept. 25. The signs are now back in place. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Adrienne Betts has put her name forward for a role as councillor in the upcoming Summerland local government election. (Contributed)

Candidate has ties to Summerland business and agriculture communities

Adrienne Betts promises to focus on balanced and sustainable growth for Summerland

Adrienne Betts has put her name forward for a role as councillor in the upcoming Summerland local government election. (Contributed)
Doug Loepp is seeking election as a Summerland council in the Oct. 15 election. (Contributed)

Loepp on ballot for Summerland councillor position

Loepp describes himself as a husband, dad and grandpa who is all about family

Doug Loepp is seeking election as a Summerland council in the Oct. 15 election. (Contributed)
Mark Smed is on the ballot as a councillor candidate in Summerland’s local government election. (Contributed)

Smed on ballot for Summerland councillor role

Candidate works in private health care and is assigned to IT support

Mark Smed is on the ballot as a councillor candidate in Summerland’s local government election. (Contributed)
Doug Patan is seeking re-election to Summerland council. (Contributed)

Patan seeks re-election to Summerland council

Incumbent has more than 20 years of local government experience

Doug Patan is seeking re-election to Summerland council. (Contributed)
Nick Redding, a business owner in Summerland, has put his name forward for the role of councillor. (Contributed)
Nick Redding, a business owner in Summerland, has put his name forward for the role of councillor. (Contributed)
Nick Redding

Redding on ballot for Summerland councillor role

Nick Redding, owner of Reddings Roofing, is one of 13 candidates in the upcoming election

Nick Redding, a business owner in Summerland, has put his name forward for the role of councillor. (Contributed)
Nick Redding, a business owner in Summerland, has put his name forward for the role of councillor. (Contributed)
Nick Redding
Chuck Pinnell is on the ballot as a candidate for mayor in Summerland’s local municipal election Oct. 15. (Contributed)

Pinnell on ballot as Summerland mayoral candidate

Pinnell says he’s not a politician, but a retired 64-year-old businessman and a leader

Chuck Pinnell is on the ballot as a candidate for mayor in Summerland’s local municipal election Oct. 15. (Contributed)
Blair Parker is a candidate in the Summerland municipal council election. (Contributed)

Parker seeks seat as Summerland councillor

Candidate promotes accountability and fact-based decisions

Blair Parker is a candidate in the Summerland municipal council election. (Contributed)