There are 10 candidates vying for the one seat on Penticton city council. The by-election takes place Saturday, June 19. (Chamber photo)

There are 10 candidates vying for the one seat on Penticton city council. The by-election takes place Saturday, June 19. (Chamber photo)

Meet your Penticton Candidates

A round up of candidates’ bios, responses to our questions, and more

As part of our Penticton by-election coverage, the Western News has gathered bios, asked questions, and covered forums on the candidates in the running.

A total of 10 candidates will be on the official ballot to replace former councillor Jake Kimberley after he resigned to focus on his health.

The candidates and links to their bios and responses to the Western’s questions can be found below:

Steve Brown

James Miller

Amelia Boultbee

Isaac Gilbert

Kate Hansen

Jason Cox

Keith MacIntyre

Katie O’Kell

James Blake

Karen Brownlee

The candidates have also participated in multiple forums on topics ranging from taxation to crime to housing. The Western’s coverage of those forums is below:

Penticton city candidates share views on the building industry

Candidates talk business at Chamber forum

Penticton by-elections candidates speak to seniors issues

Advance voting will take place June 12 and 16. General voting day is Saturday, June 19, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre or the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre.

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