Four candidates declared in Penticton riding

The candidates are ready for the upcoming provincial election on May 14, with four in the running at present.

The candidates are ready for the upcoming provincial election on May 14, with four in the running at present.

The candidates who had been listed by press time were Dan Ashton of the B.C. Liberals, Richard Cannings of the New Democratic Party, Doug Maxwell of B.C. First and Sean Upshaw of the B.C. Conservatives.

The deadline for candidate nominations is Friday, April 26.

A candidate forum will be held at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

The forum is hosted by the Summerland Chamber of Commerce and the Summerland Review.

Connie Denesiuk will be the moderator.

Questions must be submitted in advance by email to news@summerlandreview.com or manager@summerlandchamber.com no later than Sunday, May 5. Questions may also be dropped off at the Summerland Review office or the Summerland Chamber office by the end of the business day on Friday, May 3.

The questions will then be reviewed and selected by representatives of the Summerland Chamber and Summerland Review.

Advance voting will be from May 8 to 11, with general voting on May 14.

To register to vote, visit elections.bc.ca/over or phone 1-800-661-8683.

Canadian citizens 18 years of age or older who have lived in British Columbia for the past six months are eligible to vote.

Voters must prove their identity and residential address to receive a ballot or to register when they vote.

 

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