Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Official Candidate List for 41st Provincial Election released

Courtesy of Elections BC:

The candidate nomination period for British Columbia’s 41st Provincial General Election closed at 1 p.m. (Pacific time) on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

There are 371 candidates representing 18 registered political parties.

33 candidates are running as independents, and two candidates are running as neither independent nor as representatives of a registered political party.

BC Action Party2
BC Cascadia Party2
BC Citizens First Party1
BC Conservative Party10
BC First1
BC Green Party83
BC Liberal Party87
BC Refed3
BC Social Credit Party2
Christian Heritage Party of B.C.5
Communist Party of BC6
Land Air Water-The L.A.W.1
Republican Party1
The Vancouver Island Party4
Your Political Party of BC (YPP)10


In the 2013 Provincial General Election, 376 candidates were nominated, representing 19 registered political parties.

Eligible voters can vote at any district electoral office, by mail, at advance voting on April 29 – 30 and May 3 – 6, and on General Voting Day, May 9. All eligible voters can vote at any voting place in B.C.

The full list of candidates for the 87 Provincial Electoral Districts can be viewed here

For Cariboo-North:

Coralee Oakes - BC Liberal Party (incumbent)
Scott Elliott - BC NDP
Tony Goulet - BC Conservative Party
Richard Jacques - BC Green Party

For Cariboo-Chilcotin:

Donna Barnett - BC Liberal Party (incumbent)
Sally Watson - BC NDP
Rita Giesbrecht - BC Green Party

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