Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Voter participation low in Summerland

Voter participation low in Summerland

Preliminary results indicate 43 per cent participation rate in municipal election on Oct. 20

ELECTED TRUSTEES                                Linda Van Alphen, in the front row, and Dave Stathers, in the back row at centre, were elected Summerland’s school trustees on Saturday evening.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Stathers and Van Alphen to represent Summerland at school board

Retired high school teacher and long-serving trustee elected to Okanagan Skaha School Board

ELECTED TRUSTEES                                Linda Van Alphen, in the front row, and Dave Stathers, in the back row at centre, were elected Summerland’s school trustees on Saturday evening.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
HOLDING THE GAVEL                                Toni Boot holds the mayor’s gavel on Saturday evening, after she was declared Summerland’s mayor. The municipal election was held on Saturday, Oct. 20, with 4,099 ballots cast. See Page 2 and 3 for election coverage.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Summerland voters choose experienced council candidates

Six of seven elected on Saturday have had previous experience at the Summerland council table

HOLDING THE GAVEL                                Toni Boot holds the mayor’s gavel on Saturday evening, after she was declared Summerland’s mayor. The municipal election was held on Saturday, Oct. 20, with 4,099 ballots cast. See Page 2 and 3 for election coverage.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
ELECTION RESULTS                                Candidates check the preliminary results at Summerland Municipal Hall on Saturday evening. The election was for a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school trustees.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Summerland council elected

Unofficial results tallied on Saturday evening

ELECTION RESULTS                                Candidates check the preliminary results at Summerland Municipal Hall on Saturday evening. The election was for a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school trustees.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
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Director for newly created Area I - Kaleden/Twin Lakes/St. Andrews/Skaha West

Subrina Monteith will be the first director for the newly-formed Area I.                                Photo courtesy of Subrina Monteith/Facebook
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Penticton

LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Penticton

Follow this post for comprehensive coverage on the mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Penticton
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Summerland

LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Summerland

Follow this post for comprehensive coverage on the mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
LIVE BLOG: Full election results for Summerland
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
Voter turnout steady in Summerland

Voter turnout steady in Summerland

Polls remain open until 8 p.m. at both Summerland locations

Voter turnout steady in Summerland
The Valley Votes: Your election results

The Valley Votes: Your election results

The results are in from the 2018 municipal election.

The Valley Votes: Your election results
ELECTION DAY: Polls have now closed.

ELECTION DAY: Polls have now closed.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: Polls have now closed.
Hundreds vote in advance polls in Summerland

Hundreds vote in advance polls in Summerland

General voting in municipal election scheduled for Oct. 20, 8 a.m.t o 8 p.m.

Hundreds vote in advance polls in Summerland
RURAL SCHOOL                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland was under consideration for closure. Today, the school district’s finances have changed and the threat of closure is no longer looming, incumbent trustee candidate Linda Van Alphen says.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Statements about Trout Creek School future described as ‘reckless’

Summerland incumbent trustee Linda Van Alphen says school district’s financial situation has improved

RURAL SCHOOL                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland was under consideration for closure. Today, the school district’s finances have changed and the threat of closure is no longer looming, incumbent trustee candidate Linda Van Alphen says.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
SCHOOL BUILDING                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School was scheduled to close. A last-minute funding announcement kept the school open. Now, one of the school trustee candidates has promised to keep the school open.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland trustee candidate promises committee on school closures

Dave Stathers says closure of one school would affect all within Summerland

SCHOOL BUILDING                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School was scheduled to close. A last-minute funding announcement kept the school open. Now, one of the school trustee candidates has promised to keep the school open.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
HOUSE CONSTRUCTION                                While building permits are being issued and construction activity is busy in Summerland, there is still a lack of affordable housing in the community at present.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Summerland housing issues raised at candidate forum

High housing costs, low vacancy rates and lack of affordable housing addressed

HOUSE CONSTRUCTION                                While building permits are being issued and construction activity is busy in Summerland, there is still a lack of affordable housing in the community at present.                                (John Arendt/Summerland Review)
Past Summerland election results have been close

Past Summerland election results have been close

Mayors, councillors have won seats by fewer than 100 ballots

Past Summerland election results have been close
ELECTION 2018: Summerland school trustee candidates consider community’s needs and school closures

ELECTION 2018: Summerland school trustee candidates consider community’s needs and school closures

Four trustee candidates discuss how to meet Summerland’s needs and how to address potential closures

  • Oct 14, 2018
ELECTION 2018: Summerland school trustee candidates consider community’s needs and school closures
ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss decisions and division

ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss decisions and division

Two mayoral candidates and nine councillor candidates speak about making choices

ELECTION 2018: Summerland candidates discuss decisions and division