Municipal Election

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Mission mayoral hopefuls quizzed by chamber

All six candidates participate in virtual question period

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Q&A with Mission’s mayoral candidates – Question 2

Balancing growth, the need for infrastructure upgrades and services but controlling taxes

  • Apr 8, 2021
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Q&A with Mission mayoral candidates

This is the first in a series of questions leading up to the April 24 by-election

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Earl Babich hopes to make changes if elected mayor of Mission

Businessman, developer and now homeless man seeks mayor’s chair

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Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.

Retired police sergeant Colin Renkema joins race for Mission’s mayoral seat

Renkema says he’s tired of watching council waste time, money, credibility

Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.
Mission has six candidates – Earl Babich, Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson, Dave Perritt, Colin Renkema (no photo submitted) and Nelson Tilbury – seeking the vacant mayor’s chair. Election day is April 24.

Six candidates hope to win Mission mayor’s seat

Nominations have closed, campaign to begin, election day is April 24

Mission has six candidates – Earl Babich, Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson, Dave Perritt, Colin Renkema (no photo submitted) and Nelson Tilbury – seeking the vacant mayor’s chair. Election day is April 24.
Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Former councillor Nelson Tilbury to run for mayoral seat in Mission’s by-election

Tilbury experienced in heavy equipment, development, real estate, finance sectors

Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Local business owner Dave Perritt joins Mission’s mayoral race

Perritt started Grab-A-Java Coffee Roasters in 1993; has long history of community involvement

Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
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Rhett Nicholson throws his hat back into political ring

Former Mission councillor plans to run for mayor’s seat

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Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.

Paul Horn first candidate to announce run at Mission’s open mayor seat

Horn is active in many community projects, and served as councillor from 2005 to 2011

Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.
Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The winner of Area-C’s election is still up in the air. An application for a judicial recount has been submitted by chief election officer Jaime Schween to determine if Annie Silver (left) or Wendy Bales (right) is the area’s new director. Preliminary results had shown Silver winning by a single vote.

Tied: New Area-C director to be determined by draw

Annie Silver announced winner by single vote ahead of Wendy Bales before recount called

The winner of Area-C’s election is still up in the air. An application for a judicial recount has been submitted by chief election officer Jaime Schween to determine if Annie Silver (left) or Wendy Bales (right) is the area’s new director. Preliminary results had shown Silver winning by a single vote.
Davidson, Stobbart declared winners in FVRD areas F and G

Davidson, Stobbart declared winners in FVRD areas F and G

Official results are not confirmed until Oct. 24.

  • Oct 21, 2018
Davidson, Stobbart declared winners in FVRD areas F and G
New Mission school board has a familiar look

New Mission school board has a familiar look

Four of the five trustees are incumbents

  • Oct 21, 2018
New Mission school board has a familiar look
Annie Silver voted new director of Sasquatch Country - Area-C

Annie Silver voted new director of Sasquatch Country – Area-C

Silver to take over role of director for Hemlock Valley, Harrison Mills, Lake Errock

Annie Silver voted new director of Sasquatch Country - Area-C
Randy Hawes watches the election results come in. / Bob Friesen Photo

VIDEO: Randy Hawes says ‘retirement doesn’t look that bad’

The 71 year old, former mayor of Mission planning to golf and holiday more

Randy Hawes watches the election results come in. / Bob Friesen Photo
Mission council has four newcomers and two incumbents.

VIDEO: Jag Gill receives most votes for Mission council

Four newcomers and two incumbents make up the new council in Mission

Mission council has four newcomers and two incumbents.
Pam Alexis speaks to her supporters after being elected the new mayor of Mission. / Bob Friesen Photo

Mission’s new mayor, Pam Alexis, says she feels terrific

The people have spoken and elected Pam Alexis as Mission’s new mayor

Pam Alexis speaks to her supporters after being elected the new mayor of Mission. / Bob Friesen Photo
Results are expected to come in, in the next half hour.

Alexis currently in the lead as Mission results coming in

Candidates can do nothing but wait for the results

Results are expected to come in, in the next half hour.
Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.