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2 candidates running for Saanich mayor, 24 seeking council seats

District of Saanich Municipal Hall as seen on May 12, 2021. (CTV News) District of Saanich Municipal Hall as seen on May 12, 2021. (CTV News)
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Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes will have some competition in the upcoming municipal election.

Two candidates are running for the mayor position, Haynes and former Saanich councillor Dean Murdock.

Twenty-four people are also seeking one of the district's council seats.

Six current councillors are seeking re-election, while councillors Rebecca Mersereau and Ned Taylor have announced their departure from the council table.

Voters will choose the mayor and eight councillors in the municipal election on Oct. 15. The complete list of council candidates can be found below:

  • Trevor Barry
  • Susan Brice (incumbent)
  • Judy Brownoff (incumbent)
  • Kathleen Burton
  • Nathalie Chambers (incumbent)
  • Bianca Chu
  • Zac de Vries (incumbent)
  • Karen Harper (incumbent)
  • Sasha Izard
  • J. Charles Lamb
  • Basil Langevin
  • Mark Leiren-Young
  • Vernon Lord
  • Jordan MacDougall
  • Gregory Matte
  • Leslie Miller-Brooks
  • Shelly Minhas
  • Mark Neufeld
  • Teale Phelps Bondaroff
  • Colin Plant (incumbent)
  • Art Pollard
  • Jordan Reichert
  • Rishi Sharma
  • Mena Westhaver

The district will hold advanced voting on Oct. 5, 11 and 12, in different areas of the municipality.

Further details about voting locations and the municipal election in general can be found on the District of Saanich website

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