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SURREY ELECTION: 8 running for mayor, 48 council hopefuls, 30 trustee candidates

A list of everyone running in the 2018 civic election in Surrey

Surrey residents will elect a new mayor, council and school board on Oct. 20, 2018.

The nomination period closed on Sept. 14 and the campaign period has now officially begun.

Here is a complete list of candidates running in the Surrey election.

Mayoral candidates

  • Tom Gill (Surrey First, currently a councillor)
  • Pauline Greaves (Proudly Surrey)
  • Bruce Hayne (Surrey Integrity Now, former Surrey First member, currently councillor)
  • Rajesh Jayaprakash (People First Surrey)
  • Doug McCallum (Safe Surrey Coalition, former Surrey mayor)
  • Francois Nantel (Independent)
  • Imtiaz Popat (Progressive Sustainable Surrey)
  • John Wolanski (Independent)

Council candidates

  • Neera Agnihotri (Independent)
  • Linda Annis (Surrey First)
  • Saira Aujla (Independent Surrey Voters Association, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Kashmir Besla (Independent)
  • Tanvir Bhupal (Independent)
  • Brian Calderwood (Independent)
  • Roslyn Cassells (GreenVote)
  • Narima Dela Cruz (Surrey First)
  • Avi Dhaliwal (Integrity Now)
  • Doug Elford (Safe Surrey Coalition, former Surrey Community Alliance president)
  • Maria Foster (People First Surrey)
  • Neneng Galento (Independent)
  • John Gibeau (Integrity Now)
  • Rina Gill (Integrity Now)
  • Parshotam Goel (Proudly Surrey)
  • Laurie Guerra (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Trevor Halford (Surrey First)
  • Paul Hillsdon (Surrey First)
  • Jack Singh Hundial (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Afshan Kamran (Independent)
  • Felix Kongyuy (Proudly Surrey)
  • Murali Krishnan (People First Surrey)
  • Vera LeFranc (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Nicholas Loberg (Independent)
  • Brenda Locke (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Adam MacGillivray (Proudly Surrey)
  • Mandeep Nagra (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Nasima Nastoh (Independent)
  • Stuart Parker (Proudly Surrey)
  • Allison Patton (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Kuldip Pelia (Independent)
  • Steven Pettigrew (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Thampy Rajan (People First Surrey)
  • Bableen Rana (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Major Singh Rasode (Independent)
  • Paul Rusan (People First Surrey)
  • Bernie Sheppard (Independent Surrey Voters Association, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Forrest Smith (Independent)
  • Mike Starchuk (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Barbara Steele (Integrity Now, incumbent, formerly Surrey First)
  • Asad Syed (Independent Surrey Voters Association, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Upkar Tatlay (Surrey First)
  • Raminder Thomas (Surrey First)
  • Deanna Welters (Progressive Sustainable Surrey)
  • Dave Woods (Integrity Now, incumbent, formerly Surrey First)
  • Yanni Yu (People First Surrey)
  • Derek Zabel (Independent Surrey Voters Association)
  • Becky Zhou (Independent)

School board candidates

  • Lisa Alexis (Independent)
  • Terry Allen (Surrey First Education, incumbent, vice-chair)
  • Sonia Andhi (Surrey Students NOW)
  • Balraj Atwal (Independent)
  • Jasvinder Badesha (Independent)
  • Cindy Dalglish (Surrey Students NOW)
  • Sukhy Dhillon (Independent)
  • Rina Diaz (Proudly Surrey)
  • Charlene Dobie (Surrey Students NOW)
  • Kapil Goyal (Proudly Surrey)
  • Gordon Hepner (Independent)
  • Martin Hilmer (Independent)
  • Bob Holmes (Surrey First Education, incumbent)
  • Aronjit Lageri (ACT Now Surrey, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Laurie Larsen (Surrey First Education, incumbent, chair)
  • Dean McGee (Proudly Surrey)
  • Jasbir Narwal (Independent)
  • Diang Ng (Proudly Surrey)
  • Niovi Patsicakis (ACT Now Surrey, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Julia Poole (Independent)
  • Dupinder Kaur Saran (ACT Now Surrey)
  • Gurminder Sidhu (Independent)
  • Amanda Smith-Weston (Independent)
  • Garry Thind (Surrrey First Education, incumbent)
  • Gary Tymoschuk (Surrey First Education, incumbent)
  • Mary-Em Waddington (Surrey Students NOW)
  • Shawn Wilson (Surrey First Education, incumbent)
  • Adele Yu (Independent)
  • Sikandar Hayat (Independent, running for White Rock)
  • Laurae McNally (Independent, incumbent, running for White Rock)

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