The next reign of local leaders are expected to be named Saturday night, as Port Clements and Daajing Giids’ 2022 municipal elections get underway.
In Port Clements there are five candidates vying for four council seats, two of whom are incumbents. The mayoral candidate ran unopposed and has been acclaimed as mayor.
Daajing Giids will be voting for both a new mayor and new councillors. There are three individuals who put their names forward for mayor, including the incumbent mayor and an incumbent councillor. For councillor, there are seven candidates fighting for four spots, two candidates who are incumbents.
Polls are open in both communities Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Where you can vote in Port Clements:
Port Clements Village Office
36 Cedar Avenue West, Port Clements, B.C.
Where you can vote in Daajing Giids:
EA Ross Room at the QC Community Hall
136 Bay Street, Daajing Giids, B.C.
Who you can vote for:
What happens once polls close?
After 8 p.m., election officials will begin counting and tallying the ballots.