Election: Info Centre ℹ️

City of Abbotsford and School District 34 general local election information from Saturday, October 15, 2022, voting day.

Below are:
  1. Links to voter, candidate and election worker information 🔗
  2. Election news and video coverage 🗞️
  3. Transportation to/from the polls on Saturday 🚏
  4. Candidate names for mayor, city council and school trustee with profile pages featuring, if available, their introductory candidacy Abbotsford News article, website and social media links ✅
  5. Live candidate tweets 🐦
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Voter, Candidate and Election Worker Information (1): 🔗

The general election on Saturday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

VOTING LOCATIONS MAP (City of Abbotsford)

Voter, candidate and election worker information (City of Abbotsford)

Municipal candidate list (Civic Info BC)

School trustee candidate information (School District 34)

Rules (Elections BC)

Election News and Video Coverage (2): 🗞️

Mayoral All Candidates Meeting hosted by the Chamber of Commerce [Video]
Stories of the event by Jessica Peters, Abbotsford News:
"...debate digs into delays for building permits, rising housing costs" - September 28
"...candidate says council ‘punched above weight class’ during floods" - September 29

Candidates' Townhalls at Garden Park Tower and UFV's Abbotsford Campus
"Three Abbotsford Mayoral Debate, and the Candidates Running for Office," by Marie-Ange Routier, Cascade - October 5, 2022

Candidates' Luncheon and Networking Event at the Clarion Conference Centre
"Abbotsford council candidates get last kick at [the] can before [the] election," by Jessica Peters, Abbotsford News - October 11, 2022

"Abbotsford prepares for a council after Braun," by Tyler Olsen, Fraser Valley Current - October 12, 2022

"What can a mayor or councillor actually do?" By Tyler Olsen, Fraser Valley Current - October 14, 2022

"How and where to vote in Abbotsford on election day," Abbotsford News - October 14, 2022

Transportation to/from the Polls (3) 🚏

BC Transit:

Abbotsford-Mission Taxi: 604-855-1111
Central Valley Taxi: 604-859-1111
Uber (Android and iOS app stores)

Candidates with a 🚙 emoji next to their name have advised APC they are offering rides to the polls. Click on the candidate's name for their contact information to make arrangements.

Candidate Profiles (4) - Click on a candidate's name to open their overview page: ✅

Mayor candidates declared (one to be elected):

Troy Gaspar

David Pellikaan

Ross Siemens (ELECTED)

Manjit Sohi 🚙

City Council candidates declared (eight to be elected):

Jas S Anand

Les Barkman (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Sandy Blue (Incumbent) (AbbotsfordFIRST)

Kelly Chahal (Incumbent) (AbbotsfordFIRST) (ELECTED)

Patricia Driessen (ELECTED)

David Evans

Tim Felger

Reann Gasper 🚙

Simon Gibson (ELECTED)

Dave Loewen (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

David McLauren 🚙

Alex Mitchell 🚙

Amritpal Mund 🚙

Tom Norton

Steve Pimm

Patricia Ross (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Bharathi Sandhu 🚙

Dave Sidhu (Incumbent) 🚙 (ELECTED)

Gurnoor Sidhu (AbbotsfordFIRST)

Dao Tran

Mark Warkentin (AbbotsfordFIRST) (ELECTED)

School trustee candidates declared (seven to be elected)

Phil Anderson (Incumbent)

Katherine Cyr

Rupi Kanda-Rajwan 🚙 (ELECTED)

Freddy Latham (Incumbent)

Graham MacDonell

Korky Neufeld (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Stan Petersen (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Preet Rai (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Mike Rauch (Abbotsford Partners in Education) (ELECTED)

Shannon Rose

Earl Storey

Jared White (Abbotsford Partners in Education) (ELECTED)

Shirley Wilson (Incumbent) (ELECTED)

Live Candidate Tweets (5) - Candidates (with known Twitter accounts): 🐦

When you follow the Abbotsford Election 2022 list, you can toggle between your home and list feed on the Twitter app at the top of the screen: 👇

For edit requests to the candidate Twitter list and website links, tweet @rossfbrown

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