Declaration of candidates is in

List of those running for mayor and council firmed up

By Times Staff

The nomination period for municipal election candidates has come to a close and the list is in for the District of Clearwater’s potential mayor and council members.

The two candidates for the office of mayor are Merlin Blackwell and Jon Kreke, both of whom are former councillors.

The list of people who put their names forward for council are as follows: Barry Banford (incumbent), Travis Borneman, Brent Cooper, Will Ellis, Lynne Frizzle, Dennis Greffard (incumbent), Bill Haring, Raymond Kollin, Lyle Mackenzie, Keith McNeill, Shelley Sim (incumbent) and Lucy Taylor.

The following candidates have been nominated for Thompson-Nicola Regional District electorial area director:

For electoral area A (Wells Gray Country) Tim Pennell and Carol Schaffer.

For electoral area B (Thompson Headwaters) Stephen Quinn and Alberta Vernor.

For electoral area E (Bonaparte Plateau) Bill Mackenzie, David Tapping and Sally Watson.

For electoral area I (Blue Sky Country) Daryll Marinello and Steven Rice.

For electoral area J (Copper Desert Country) Ronaye Elliott and Corine LeBourdais.

For electoral area L (Grasslands) Ken Gillis, Mollie Routledge and John Taylor.

For electoral area M (Beautiful Nicola Valley—North) David Laird, Linda Murray and Sam Roline.

For electoral area N (Beautiful Nicola Valley—South) Herb Graham.

For electoral area O (Lower North Thompson) Bill Humphreys and Bill Kershaw.

For electoral area P (Rivers and the Peaks) Mel Rothenburger.

The official campaign period will begin on Sept. 22 with the the voting day taking place Oct. 20.

All candidate profiles can be viewed on our elections website:

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