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Candidates set for October 24 election

Across B.C. there are 333 candidates vying for one of the 87 seats up for grabs in the Legislature in the October 24 election.

Only the NDP and Liberals are running candidates in all 87 ridings. The Green Party is running is running 74 candidates, followed by the Libertarians who are running 25 candidates. There are also 24 independents running and 19 Conservatives. The Christian Heritage Party and the Communist Party of B.C. are each running five candidates, B.C. Vision is running three candidates, the Wexit Party is running two candidates, and the Rural Party of B.C. is running one candidates.

In Prince George-Valemount, incumbent Liberal candidate is being challenged by NDP candidate Laura Parent, Green Party candidate Mackenzie Kerr, and Libertarian Sean Robson.

In Prince George-Mackenzie, incumbent Liberal candidate Mike Morris is being challenged by NDP candidate Joan Atkinson, Green Party candidate Catherine Kendall, Christian Heritage Party of B.C. candidate Dee Kranz, and Libertarian Raymond Rodgers.

In Nechako Lakes, incumbent Liberal John Rustad is being challenged by New Democrat Anne Marie Sam, Libertarian Jon Rempel, Christian Heritage Party of B.C. candidate Dan Stuart, and independent Margo Maley.

In Cariboo North, incumbent Liberal candidate Coralee Oakes is being challenged by NDP candidate Scott Elliott, Green Party candidate Douglas Gook, and Conservative Kyle Townsend.

British Columbians go to the polls October 24.

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