Withdrawal deadline has come and gone

  • Oct. 21, 2011 9:00 a.m.

The deadline for candidates to withdraw their names from consideration in the November 19 municipal election has come and gone.In Port Clements, no one backed out. That leaves Wally Cheer and Judy Hadley in the running for mayor and five people running for four council positions: Kazamir Falconbridge, Matt Gaspar, Ian Gould, Betty Stewart and Urs Thomas.On one withdrew their name in Masset either.There are seven candidates running for the four councillor positions. They are:Barry Pages, Ian Edwards, Lisa Edwards, Karen Church, Natanis Hageman, Bret Johnston and Jason Thompson.Queen Charlotte has seven candidates for four seats. No one withdrew there either. The candidates are:Evelyn Almassy, Kim Claggett, Ellen Cranston, Leslie Johnson, Greg Martin, Kris Olsen, and James Reid.Doug Gould withdrew his name for consideration as a candidate for the Moresby Island Management Committee. The remaining candidates, listed below, are acclaimed.Carole Bowler, Stan Hovde, Emmy O’Gorman, Gord Usher and Heron Wier.Mr. Gould will contest the Regional District seat for Area E with Evan Putterill.As well, two candidates are contesting the Regional District’s Area D seat, Michael Racz and Ian Hetman.There was no word from the school district as of Friday evening.The election is Saturday Nov. 19. We’ll have more details in The Observer on Thursday.