With the local election nomination period at an end, seven candidates have declared for regional district seats.
The candidates are:
- Lucas Banton (incumbent, Cherry Creek)
- Tony Bennett (incumbent, Long Beach)
- Penny Cote (incumbent, Sproat Lake)
- Dennis Dalla-Vicenza (Cherry Creek)
- Patty Edwards (Beaver Creek)
- Eric Geall (incumbent, Bamfield)
- Michael Kokura (incumbent, Beaufort)
- John McNabb (incumbent, Beaver Creek)
- Keith Wyton (Bamfield)
WIth only one candidate running in Long Beach, Sproat Lake and Beaufort, the only contests will be in Cherry Creek between Lucas Banton and Dennis Dalla-Vicenza, Beaver Creek between Patty Edwards and John McNabb and Bamfield between Eric Geall and Keith Wyton.
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