Election 2018

Lloyd MacIlquham is one of 40 candidates running for Nanaimo city council in the municipal election Saturday, Oct. 20.

Candidate wants to help people have a say in their city’s leadership

Lloyd MacIlquham one of 40 candidates running for Nanaimo city council

 

Lantzville council candidate Ian Savage. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Candidate says Lantzville can be a ‘trend-setting’ community

Ian Savage one of 10 people running for four District of Lantzville councillor seats

 

Calvin Williams is one of 10 candidates running for four seats on District of Lantzville council. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Candidate wants to be a problem-solver on Lantzville council

Calvin Williams one of 10 candidates for four seats as District of Lantville councillors

 

Balakrishna (Viraat) Thammanna is one of 40 candidates running for council in this week’s municipal election. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Globe-trotting soldier wants to serve on Nanaimo city council

Balakrishna (Viraat) Thammanna one of 40 candidates vying for eight councillor seats

Balakrishna (Viraat) Thammanna is one of 40 candidates running for council in this week’s municipal election. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
Former Lantzville councillor Doug Parkhurst wants to return to the district council chamber. Photo submitted

Former Lantzville councillor wants to return to the table

Former three-term councillor Doug Parkhurst wants to rejoin Lantzville council

Former Lantzville councillor Doug Parkhurst wants to return to the district council chamber. Photo submitted
Keith Wilson is running for Area A director in the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Cassidy, Cedar, Yellow Point, South Wellington area. He is one of two candidates on the ballot. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Alternate RDN director hopes for seat around board table

Keith Wilson running for Area A director

Keith Wilson is running for Area A director in the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Cassidy, Cedar, Yellow Point, South Wellington area. He is one of two candidates on the ballot. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Joan Moody wants to be part of the next Lantzville council. (Chris Bush/NEWS BULLETIN)
Joan Moody wants to be part of the next Lantzville council. (Chris Bush/NEWS BULLETIN)
Karen Proctor is running for a seat on Lantzville council in the upcoming municipal election. She will be up against 10 other council candidates. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Council candidate says she would listen to Lantzville’s wishes

Karen Proctor is running for a seat on District of Lantzville council in the upcoming election

Karen Proctor is running for a seat on Lantzville council in the upcoming municipal election. She will be up against 10 other council candidates. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Jamie Wilson is on the ballot for District of Lantzville council. NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin

Candidate wants to join Lantzville council as a way to serve his community

Jamie Wilson on the ballot for District of Lantzville council

Jamie Wilson is on the ballot for District of Lantzville council. NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin
Marilyn Sullivan is running for election as a school trustee in the upcoming local government election. CONCEPT PHOTOGRAPHY

Trustee candidate wants students to have equal opportunities

Marilyn Sullivan is running for Nanaimo Ladysmith school trustee

Marilyn Sullivan is running for election as a school trustee in the upcoming local government election. CONCEPT PHOTOGRAPHY
Pelé Gouda says he’s compelled to be active in politics and he hopes to be able to bring that motivation to the Nanaimo city council table.

VIU student and political activist running for council

Pelé Gouda on the ballot to try to become a Nanaimo city councillor

Pelé Gouda says he’s compelled to be active in politics and he hopes to be able to bring that motivation to the Nanaimo city council table.
Jessica Stanley moved to Nanaimo in 2017 and while she is currently a school trustee in North Vancouver, she seeks a spot at the Nanaimo Ladysmith school district table in 2018. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

North Van trustee seeks place at Nanaimo school board table

Jessica Stanley seeking election as Nanaimo Ladysmith school trustee

Jessica Stanley moved to Nanaimo in 2017 and while she is currently a school trustee in North Vancouver, she seeks a spot at the Nanaimo Ladysmith school district table in 2018. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)
Stephanie Higginson, current Nanaimo Ladysmith school district board vice-chairwoman, seeks re-election. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo school board vice-chairwoman seeks another four years

Stephanie Higginson running for re-election as a trustee

Stephanie Higginson, current Nanaimo Ladysmith school district board vice-chairwoman, seeks re-election. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/News Bulletin)
Coun. Will Geselbracht is running for District of Lantzville councillor in the upcoming municipal election, which will take place on Oct. 20. PHOTO SUBMITTED

Lantzville councillor Geselbracht aims for re-election

Will Geselbracht ‘provoked’ to run again

Coun. Will Geselbracht is running for District of Lantzville councillor in the upcoming municipal election, which will take place on Oct. 20. PHOTO SUBMITTED

Lantzville councillor Geselbracht aims for re-election

Will Geselbracht ‘provoked’ to run again

Current Lantzville councillor Mark Swain wants to become mayor. NEWS BULLETIN photo

Lantzville councillor Swain hoping to become mayor

Mark Swain wants to ensure development follows the official community plan

Current Lantzville councillor Mark Swain wants to become mayor. NEWS BULLETIN photo
Darcy Olsen recently announced her candidacy to become a City of Nanaimo councillor.

Candidate hopes for focused and balanced city council

Darcy Olsen is running for Nanaimo city council

Darcy Olsen recently announced her candidacy to become a City of Nanaimo councillor.
Bill Bard, a Nanaimo Ladysmith school trustee from 2011-14, seeks to return to the board table in 2018. (GREG SAKAKI/News Bulletin)
Bill Bard, a Nanaimo Ladysmith school trustee from 2011-14, seeks to return to the board table in 2018. (GREG SAKAKI/News Bulletin)
Wendy Pratt, who was elected to Nanaimo city council in 2014 and resigned in April 2017, has decided to put her name forward to try to return to the council table. Photo submitted

Councillor who resigned is ‘stronger now’ and is running again

Wendy Pratt is seeking election to Nanaimo city council

Wendy Pratt, who was elected to Nanaimo city council in 2014 and resigned in April 2017, has decided to put her name forward to try to return to the council table. Photo submitted
Longtime Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools trustee Bill Robinson seeks another term on the school board. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/News Bulletin)

School board candidate hopes to recognize student excellence

Bill Robinson hoping to earn another term on Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools board

Longtime Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools trustee Bill Robinson seeks another term on the school board. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/News Bulletin)