Municipal election

What does it take to successfully win a seat in this room? Current, new and past city councilors chime in. Mirror File Photo

What does it take to successfully run for city council?

New, current and past city councilors chime in on what it takes to win a municipal election

 

The candidates in the recent municipal by-election say while they’re disappointed with the voter turnout, most are intending to take another run at a seat in 2022. Black Press File Photo

Candidates lament low voter turnout in Campbell River municipal by-election

Many say they will still be putting their names forward again in the future, however

 

Fewer than 2,500 Campbell River residents headed to the polls to elect a replacement for new MLA Michele Babchuk on city council. Black Press File Photo

MIKE’S MUSINGS: I’m not disappointed in you very often, Campbell River

Keep complaining about decisions instead of deciding who makes them and see how that works out

 

Sean Smyth is expected to be announced the winner of the municipal by-election for city council today. Photo provided

Sean Smyth to replace Babchuk on council

Sean Smyth is expected to be named the winner of the 2021…

Sean Smyth is expected to be announced the winner of the municipal by-election for city council today. Photo provided
Sean Smyth put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council and after preliminary results are in, he received the most votes. Photo provided
Sean Smyth put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council and after preliminary results are in, he received the most votes. Photo provided
The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on whether they’re supportive of the idea of seaparated bike lanes. Black Press File Photo

By-election candidates asked about separated bike lanes in Campbell River

The River City Cycling Club hit up the municipal by-election candidates for their thoughts

The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on whether they’re supportive of the idea of seaparated bike lanes. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates give their final pitch to the electorate

Last chance for candidates to get their message across before Saturday’s vote

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer a question from the city’s youth

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on climate change from city’s Youth Action Committee

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Whats the first motion you would bring forward?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on what their first motion would be if elected

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Whats the answer to the housing problem?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on housing affordability and accessibility

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on where active transportation plays into Campbell River’s future development. Black Press File Photo

Candidates Asked: What’s the future of active transportation in Campbell River?

The River City Cycling Club hit up the municipal by-election candidates for their thoughts

The River City Cycling Club asked Campbell River municipal by-election candidates their thoughts on where active transportation plays into Campbell River’s future development. Black Press File Photo
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: What should be council’s top priority right now?

Candidates in Feb. 27 by-election chime in on where council needs to focus

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Do Campbell Riverites get good value for their tax dollars?

Candiates in Feb. 27 by-election chime on on how the city uses citizens’ tax money

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

WITH VIDEO: Only forum of Campbell River by-election held virtually on Feb. 10

Watch the entire all-candidates meeting here, with more from the candidates still to come

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: Do you feel the current council is doing enough?

The second in an ongoing series of Q&As with the candidates up for election on Feb. 27

Campbell Riverites head to the polls on Feb. 27 to fill the empty seat on city council.
Campbell Riverites go to the polls to elect a new city councilor Feb. 27.

Municipal By-Election Candidates answer: What unique perspective or skill set would you bring to City Hall?

The first in an ongoing series of Q&As with the candidates up for election on Feb. 27

Campbell Riverites go to the polls to elect a new city councilor Feb. 27.
Wes Roed has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided

Campbell River Municipal By-Election 2021 Candidate: Wes Roed

Wes Roed introduces himself to the electorate

Wes Roed has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided
Doug Chapman has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided

Campbell River Municipal By-Election 2021 Candidate: Doug Chapman

Doug Chapman introduces himself to the electorate

Doug Chapman has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided
Kealy Donaldson has put her name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided

Campbell River Municipal By-Election 2021 Candidate: Kealy Donaldson

Kealy Donaldson introduces herself to the electorate

Kealy Donaldson has put her name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided
Ken Blackburn has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided

Campbell River Municipal By-Election 2021 Candidate: Ken Blackburn

Ken Blackburn introduces himself to the electorate

Ken Blackburn has put his name forward for the 2021 municipal by-election for city council. Photo provided