They’re off and running (for council, regional district, MIMC, and for mayor)

  • Oct. 14, 2011 3:00 p.m.

The nomination period is over, and there will be elections for councils in Masset, Port and Queen Charlotte, but an election for mayor only in Port Clements.In Queen Charlotte, no one but incumbent mayor Carol Kulesha filed nomination papers, while in Masset, only Andrew Merilees filed. Both will be acclaimed for three year terms.In Masset, seven candidates are running for four council positions. They are:Karen ChurchLisa Irene EdwardsIan John EdwardsNatanis HagemanBret JohnstonJason ThompsonBarry Albert PagesIn Port Clements, Wally Cheer and Judy Hadley are running for mayor, and there are five running for four council seats. They are:Kazamir FalconbridgeMatt GasparIan GouldBetty StewartUrs ThomasIn Queen Charlotte, seven candidates are running for four seats. They are:Evelyn von AlmassyEllen CranstonGreg MartinLeslie JohnsonKim ClaggettKris OlsenJames ReidBoth Areas D (Rural Graham Island) and E (Moresby Island) will see an election.In Area D, Michael Racz and Ian Hetman are contesting the one seat, while in Area E, Doug Gould and Evan Puterill have filed papers.Six candidates are in the running for Member at Large on the Moresby Island Management Committee. They are:Doug GouldEmmy O’GormanHeron WeirStan HovdeCarole BowlerGord UsherDetails of who is running for school board on the islands were not available as we posted this Friday afternoon.Candidates have one week to withdraw there names from the list.The election will be held Saturday Nov. 19, with advance polls on Nov. 9

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