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Westside-Kelowna By-election Candidates Confirmed

June 22, 2013

VICTORIA – Nominations of candidates for the Westside-Kelowna by-election closed at 1 p.m. today.

There are eight candidates nominated as follows:

  • BHANDARI (JB), Jag
    B.C. Vision
  • CLARK, Christy
    BC Liberal Party
  • GORDON, Carole
    BC NDP
  • MARKS, John
  • SOCRATES, Silverado Brooks
  • UPSHAW, Sean
    BC Conservative Party
  • VAN RYSWYK, Dayleen
  • ZEPIK, Korry

“Westside-Kelowna voters can vote from now until General Voting Day” said Keith Archer, Chief Electoral Officer.  “If voters aren’t sure of where to vote I encourage them to contact us.”

B.C. voters have more ways to vote than anywhere else in Canada.  During the by-election, voters may vote:

  • At the district electoral office from now until 4 p.m. on General Voting Day
  • At any advance voting location in the electoral district, Wednesday, July 3 through Saturday, July 6, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • At any voting place in the electoral district on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, General Voting Day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • By requesting a Vote by Mail package from the district electoral office or Elections BC

For more information and a complete list of advance and General Voting Day voting locations, visit the Elections BC website at


Andrew Watson
Communications Coordinator
Elections BC
Phone: 250-952-6537

Elections BC is a non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for the administration of the Election Act, Recall and Initiative Act, and conduct of referenda under the Referendum Act.