Secondary Menu button for mobile only

Site Menu button for mobile devices HOME

Kelowna West By-election Candidates Confirmed

January 24, 2018

VICTORIA – The candidate nomination period for the Kelowna West by-election closed at 1 p.m. (Pacific time) today.

There are five candidates representing five registered political parties:

      • Shelley Cook
        BC NDP
      • Kyle Michael Ernest Geronazzo
      • Ben Stewart
        BC Liberal Party
      • Robert Stupka
        BC Green Party
      • Mark Thompson

Residents of the Kelowna West electoral district are eligible to vote in the by-election if they are:

      • 18 or older on February 14, 2018,
      • a Canadian citizen, and
      • a resident of British Columbia for the past six months.

General Voting Day is Wednesday, February 14. Advance voting will be available from Tuesday, February 6 to Sunday, February 11. Eligible voters can also vote at the Kelowna West district electoral office from now until 4 p.m. on February 14, or by mail.

For more information, including a complete list of advance and general voting places, visit

– 30 –

Andrew Watson
Manager, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709

Elections BC is an independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in B.C. in accordance with the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.