Mission will have to choose betwen six candidates when deciding who the next mayor will be.
The by-election nomination period ended today (March 19) at 4 p.m. with six candidates vying for the empty mayor’s chair.
In alphabetical order, the mayoral hopefuls are:
- Earl Babich
- Paul Horn
- Rhett Nicholson
- Dave Perritt
- Colin Renkema
- Nelson Tilbury
Mission voters will go to the polls on Saturday, April 24, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Advance voting will take place at the Mission Leisure Centre, 7650 Grand Street from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 14, April 17 and April 18.
For this by-election, all eligible voters have the opportunity to cast their vote by mail.
All requests for a mail ballot package must be received no later than 4 p.m. on April 22. You can request a package by:
• completing the online request form at mission.ca/elections or
• telephoning Election Headquarters at 604-820-3705
Mail ballot packages will be sent out by mail commencing on or about April 1
Packages requested after 4 p.m. on April 9, 2021 must be picked up at Mission Municipal Hall. The deadline to pick up a mail ballot package is 4 p.m. on April 23, 2021.
To be counted for the by-election, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer no later than 8 p.m. on April 24.
It is the responsibility of the elector to return the ballot by this deadline.
For more information, visit mission.ca