Municipal Election

Voting by the numbers: Why do civic elections draw the fewest voters?

Academics shed some light on why voter turnout for municipal elections is historically so low

5 races to watch in B.C.’s municipal elections today

This year’s election results across more than 160 cities in B.C. will start pouring in after polls close Saturday at 8 p.m.

BUCHOLTZ: The power of democracy is exemplified elsewhere

If democracy is resilient and powerful in Sierra Leone, it most certainly can be the same in Surrey

  • Oct 20, 2018
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Hundreds of volunteers collect, wrap toys in Surrey
Surrey firefighters reach $1 million milestone in giving
Realty group donates gifts for teens at Surrey Christmas Bureau
Gingerbread village competition benefits Surrey Christmas Bureau

10 things to know before voting in Surrey today

Voting stations throughout Surrey are open until 8 p.m. today

  • Oct 20, 2018

ELECTION DAY: Polls close in Surrey as voters await results

There were more than 50 places to cast your vote in Surrey today

  • Oct 20, 2018

Delta mayor candidate Q&As

The North Delta Reporter sent mayoral candidates a list of eight questions to answer

  • Oct 19, 2018

Delta councillor candidate Q&As

The North Delta Reporter sent councillor candidates a list of eight questions to answer

  • Oct 19, 2018

Delta school trustee candidate Q&As

The North Delta Reporter sent school trustee candidates a list of six questions to answer

  • Oct 19, 2018

Elementary students host Surrey mayoral candidates

Five hopefuls field questions at Crescent Park Elementary

NHL’s Brent Seabrook backs Harvie for Delta mayor

“I support Harvie’s commitment to delivering key investments for sport and recreation facilities.”

Smith says growing transit in Delta about ‘more than just more buses’

Smith worked for Coast Mountain Bus Company for 28 years and is the president of Unifor Local 2200

BUCHOLTZ: The power of democracy is exemplified elsewhere

If democracy is resilient and powerful in Sierra Leone, it most certainly can be the same in Surrey

  • Oct 18, 2018

OUR VIEW: Don’t be accurs’d, Surrey – get out and vote!

Alas, the shame you will feel, for shirking your civic duty, for letting others carry your weight

  • Oct 18, 2018

ELECTION QUESTIONS: Are civic elections less important than federal and provincial elections?

No? Then why is voter turnout typically lower? Academics provide some reasons why

Delta council candidates discuss housing caps at Tsawwassen debate

The only meeting to feature just councillor hopefuls saw 17 of 20 candidates discussing Delta issues

Culture Guard endorses eight candidates for upcoming Surrey civic election

Four of the endorsed candidates are running for school board

Surrey’s advance polling numbers almost doubled

This year 22,185 advance ballots were cast compared to 11,747 in the 2014 civic election

Message for Peninsula candidates: ‘People with disabilities are very much voters’

Self advocates of Semiahmoo host ‘mixer’ with White Rock hopefuls

Delta Teachers’ Association endorses seven trustee candidates in advance of election

The seven candidates are those who the DTA believes are most supportive of teachers’ issues

Delta council slate promises new trucking plan if elected

Sandeep Pandher said members of Independents Working for You would work to support trucking in Delta