Candidates declared for Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District by-elections

Cherry Creek and Beaufort areas to hold by-election on April 6

The nomination period has closed, and four candidates have been declared for Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District by-elections in Beaufort and Cherry Creek.

A by-election for both areas was set for Saturday, April 6 after the results from October’s civic election were determined to be invalid.

READ: By-election set for Beaufort and Cherry Creek Areas

Ted McGill and Tanya Shannon will both be running for director of Beaufort. In the October 2018 election, Shannon was elected over McGill by a margin of 11 votes.

In Cherry Creek, Dianne Bodnar and Aaron Brevick will each be campaigning for director. Bodnar was the winner of the previous election by a margin of seven votes over Darren DeLuca. Brevick is a new candidate for Cherry Creek, having previously run for city council in Port Alberni. DeLuca did not submit nomination papers for the by-election.

The election will be officially declared on Tuesday, March 11. A by-election will take place on Saturday, April 6 at Cherry Creek Community Hall and Beaver Creek Community Hall from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Advance voting opportunities will be available on Wednesday, March 27 and Tuesday, April 2 at the ACRD office from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mail-in ballots will also be accepted.

For more information, visit or contact Wendy Thomson, Chief Election Officer, at 250-720-2700.

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