Race on for District seats

Race is on for 100 Mile House mayor, councillor seats

  • Oct. 16, 2014 6:00 a.m.

The lineup of candidates for the Nov. 15 local government elections is now confirmed.

The only area race is in the District of 100 Mile House. The mayoral race is on between incumbent Mitch Campsall and Maureen Pinkney.

There are seven candidates vying for four seats on council. Incumbent councillors Dave Mingo, Bill Hadden, Ralph Fossum and Spence Henderson are facing competition from John McCarvill, Peter Reid and Rita Giesbrecht.

In the South Cariboo, the two incumbent Cariboo Regional District candidates are set to be acclaimed and joined by a new face at the board table.

Incumbents for Area G Director Al Richmond and Area H Director Margo Wagner are back and new candidate Brian Coakley will be Area L director.

In School District #27’s south end, incumbents Zone 2 Trustee Tanya Guenther and Zone 3 Trustee Chris Pettman will be acclaimed, as will new candidate, Linda Nielsen, for Zone 1 trustee, after Will Van Osch retired as trustee.

Thompson-Nicola Regional District Area E (Bonaparte Plateau) Director Sally Watson was also acclaimed and will serve for the four-year term.