Voters across British Columbia head to the polls on Saturday to choose a mayor, council and other leaders in local government.
Polls are open in Port Alberni at the following locations until 8 p.m. PT:
Alberni Athletic Hall
3727 Roger St.
If you’re voting in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, your voting stations will be as follows:
Bamfield Fire Hall (for school trustees)
352 Pachena Rd., Bamfield, BC
Harold Bishop Fire Hall
7667 Pacific Rim Highway, Port Alberni, BC
Beaver Creek Fire Hall
6038 Beaver Creek Rd., Port Alberni, BC
Cherry Creek Community Hall
3720 Moore Rd., Port Alberni, BC
Who is running for mayor?
There are six candidates for mayor in Port Alberni: Gary Robertson, Mike Ruttan, Sharie Minions, John Douglas, Denis Sauve and Kevin Wright. All candidate profiles can be found on our website at www.albernivalleynews.com/municipal-election
Who is running for council?
There are 20 people running for six seats on Port Alberni City Council: Helen Robertson, Rick Ethier, Cindy Solda, Todd Patola, Michael Moore, Char Patterson, Ron Corbeil, Seva Dhaliwal, Debbie Haggard, Jerome Luchka, Hira Chopra, Christopher Alemany, Kris Patterson, Aaron Brevick, Matthew Pearson, Helen Poon, Ron Paulson, Karl Kamagishi, Dan Washington and Blain Pouliot.
All candidate profiles that were submitted to the Alberni Valley News can be found on our website at www.albernivalleynews.com/municipal-election.
Who is running for school board?
There are 11 people running for six seats on the School District 70 board in the Alberni Valley and two people running for the west coast seat (Ucluelet and Tofino). Larry Ransom, Pam Craig, John Bennie, Karrine Magnussen, Cherilyn Bray, Rebecca Standley, Christine Washington, Connie Watts, James Brook, Jane Jones and Rosemarie Buchanan are running for seats in the Alberni Valley.
Who is running for regional district directors?
Area B (Beaufort): Tanya Shannon, John Adams, Ted McGill
Area D (Sproat Lake): Penny Cote, Don Anderson
Area E (Beaver Creek): John McNabb, Celia Stocker
Area F (Cherry Creek): Darren DeLuca, Dianne Bodnar
For all of our stories on the municipal election, click here.