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SURREY ELECTION: A list of candidates

Here’s a list of everyone who is running in the 2018 civic election in Surrey — so far

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

In the lead up to voting day, the nomination period will be from Sept. 4 to 14 and the campaign period will run from Sept. 22 to Oct. 20.

Here are the candidates who have told the Now-Leader they will be running in the upcoming civic election.

(This list will be updated as new candidates announce.)

Mayoral candidates

  • Tom Gill (Surrey First, currently a councillor)
  • Bruce Hayne (Surrey Integrity Now, former Surrey First member, currently councillor)
  • Doug McCallum (Safe Surrey Coalition, former Surrey mayor)
  • Pauline Greaves (Independent)

Council candidates

  • Felix Kongyuy (Proudly Surrey)
  • Stuart Parker (Proudly Surrey)
  • Adam MacGillivray (Proudly Surrey)
  • Doug Elford (Safe Surrey Coalition, former Surrey Community Alliance president)
  • Bableen Rana (Safe Surrey Coalition)
  • Asad Syed (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Saira Aujla (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Bernie Sheppard (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Imtiaz Popat (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Roslyn Cassells (Independent)
  • Vera LeFranc (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Mike Starchuk (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Dave Woods (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Kuldip Pelia (People First Surrey)
  • Thampy Rajan (People First Surrey)
  • Rina Gill (Surrey Integrity Now)
  • Barbara Steele (Surrey Integrity Now, former Surrey First member, incumbent)
  • Avi Dhaliwal (Surrey Integrity Now)
  • Jack Hundial (Independent)

School board candidates

  • Rina Diaz-Orellana (Proudly Surrey)
  • Dean McGee (Proudly Surrey)
  • Diana Ng (Proudly Surrey)
  • Niovi Patsicakis (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Aronjit Lageri (Independent, formerly Surrey Community Alliance)
  • Laurie Larsen (Surrey First, incumbent, board chair)
  • Terry Allen (Surrey First, incumbent, vice-chair)
  • Shawn Wilson (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Bob Holmes (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Garry Thind (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Gary Tymoschuk (Surrey First, incumbent)
  • Cindy Dalglish (Surrey Students Now)
  • Mary-Em Waddington (Surrey Students Now)
  • Charlene Dobie (Surrey Students Now)
  • Laurae McNally (Independent, incumbent)
  • Julia Poole (Independent)
  • Lisa Alexis (Independent)
  • Aronjit Lageri (Independent)

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