CIVIC ELECTION 2022 – Nominations close, slates are set for Oct. 15 vote

Five candidates will seek to be the next mayor of Kamloops, while 23 will go after eight City council seats in the Oct. 15 (2022) civic election. Eleven others will campaign for five City school trustee positions on School District 73.

In the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, four of the 10 electoral areas will be filled by acclamation as only one candidate filed nomination papers in each. The other six will require elections.

Nominations closed on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 and the campaign is officially underway. Below is the list of candidates, with links to their nomination papers.

Mayoral Candidate Nominees

Dhaliwal, Ray
Dudy, Dieter
Hamer-Jackson, Reid
Hunter, Sadie
Singh, Arjun H. 

Councillor Candidate Nominees

Allen, Jamie
Bass, Dale
Bepple, Nancy
Cleland, Bonnie
Dersch, George
Giesbrecht, Dennis
Gordon, Mac
Hall, Kelly
Karpuk, Stephen
King, Caroline F.
Lambert, Francois
LaRiviere, Darrell
Middleton, Margot
Nelson, Daphane
Neustaeter, Katie
O’Reilly, Mike
Proctor, Jordan
Ritcey, Jesse
Sandur, Taj
Sarai, Bill
Sharma, Darpan
Sunderman, Randy

School Trustee Candidate Nominees

Anderberg, Marian
Behmanesh, Shahriar
Grieve, Heather
Hickson, Cole
Johal, Jimmy
Kang, Jo
Karpuk, Kathleen M.
LaRiviere, Darrell
O’Fee, John
Pearce, Karla
Rowse, Jennifer

Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Electoral Area “A” (Wells Gray Country)

Electoral Area “B” (Thompson Headwaters)

Electoral Area “E” (Bonaparte Plateau)

Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country)

Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Electoral Area “L” (Grasslands)                        

Electoral Area “M” (Beautiful Nicola Valley – North)

Electoral Area “N” (Beautiful Nicola Valley – South)

Electoral Area “O” (Lower North Thompson)

Electoral Area “P” (Rivers and the Peaks)


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