Bulkley Valley area candidates for upcoming election UPDATE

List of currently named candidates for the upcoming local government elections.

  • Oct. 13, 2011 8:00 a.m.

The list of Village of Telkwa candidates have been released.

Carman Graf has no competition for the Mayor’s chair.

For council the incumbents who have declared are Rick Fuerst and Rimas Zitkauskas. They are joined in the race by Adam Ethier, Brad Layton and John McDivitt.

The Area 3, Telkwa/Quick trustee candidate for School District 54 is Judy McIntosh, the incumbent for that position.


The final list of candidates for the Town of Smithers has been released.

There will be a race for the Mayor’s seat as incumbent Cress Farrow has competition from current Village of Telkwa councillor Taylor Bachrach.

The campaign will be hard fought for a council seat as well, with 12 candidates going after six spots.

The candidates for council, in alphabetical order, are; Norm Adomeit, Mark Bandstra, Phil Brienesse, Pauline Goertzen, Bill Goodacre, Scott Groves, Charles Northrup, Dan Mesec, Micheal Sawyer, Cheryl Ann Stahel, Ken White and Frank Wray.

Going after the three trustee seats for Zone 2, Smithers/Glentanna/Driftwood, of the school district is Lara Collingwood, Frank Farrell, Victor Jim, and Kim Martinsen.

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