Top row: Tony Harris, B.C. Liberals; Sheila Malcolmson, NDP; Michele Ney, B.C. Green Party. Bottom row: Robin Richardson, Vancouver Island Party; Bill Walker, B.C. Libertarians; Justin Greenwood, B.C. Conservatives.

Top row: Tony Harris, B.C. Liberals; Sheila Malcolmson, NDP; Michele Ney, B.C. Green Party. Bottom row: Robin Richardson, Vancouver Island Party; Bill Walker, B.C. Libertarians; Justin Greenwood, B.C. Conservatives.

Candidates confirmed for Nanaimo byelection

The deadline for candidates to put their names forward for election was today, Jan. 9

Nanaimo will have six names on the ballot as it chooses its next MLA.

The list of candidates running in Nanaimo byelection is now finalized: Tony Harris, B.C. Liberals; Sheila Malcolmson, NDP; Michele Ney, B.C. Green Party; Justin Greenwood, B.C. Conservatives; Robin Richardson, Vancouver Island Party; Bill Walker, B.C. Libertarians.

The byelection is Jan. 30.

On general voting day, polls will be open from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Advance voting takes place Jan. 22-27.

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