And they’re off! Surrey civic candidates unveiled

Eight candidates for mayor have emerged in the running for the Nov. 19 election.

Seven people are trying to put Mayor Dianne Watts out of work this year, as seven candidates added their names to the mayoralty list for this coming civic election.

The nominations are closed for this year’s civic election, and all the candidates are registered.

There was a late buzz around the city clerk’s office at city hall Friday afternoon as candidates rushed to file their final paperwork.

Seven candidates have emerged to take a run at Watts, who has enjoyed strong popularity ratings.

There are also 27 candidates for council and 14 for school trustee.

The list is preliminary as there is another week to allow for appeals, but this is the list as of 4:30 p.m. Friday, the deadline for nominations.

Surrey mayor:

Viramjit Bajwa

Ross Buchanan

Touraj Ghanbar-zadeh

Clifford Inimgba

Sudarshan (Shan) Rana

Joginder Singh Randhawa

Dianne Watts (SF)*

Deanna Welters

Surrey councii:

Kuldip Ardawa (SCC)

Bob Bose (SCC) *

Lawrence Chen

Doug Elford (SCC)

Rina Gill (SCC)

Tom Gill (SF) *

Kuljinder Singh Gill

Paul Griffin

Bruce Hayne (SF)

Linda Hepner (SF)*

Judy Higginbotham

Gary Hoffman

Marvin Hunt (SF)*

Bernadette Keenan

Mary Martin (SF)*

Imtiaz Popat

Barinder Rasode (SF)*

Grant Rice (SCC)

Gary Robinson (SCC)

Mike Robinson

Stephanie Ryan (SCC)

Partap Bir Singh

Barbara Steele (SF)*

Susan Thomas

Judy Villeneuve (SF)*

John Milton Wolanski

Steve Wood (SCC)

Surrey Board of Education

Terry Allen (SFE)*

Ijaz Chatha (SCC) *

Moh Chilali (SCC)

Charlene Dobie (SCC)

Sukhy Dhillon (SCC)

Pam Glass (SFE)*

Laurence Greeff (SCC)

Paul Hillsdon

Malkiat Singh Kang

Laurie Larsen (SFE)*

Reni Masi (SFE)*

Ram Sidhu (SCC)

Anne Van Rhyn

Shawn Wilson (SFE)*

The list becomes official on Oct. 21. The election is on Saturday, Nov. 19.

 

 

 

* denotes incumbent

SCC: Surrey Civic Coalition

SF: Surrey First

SFE: Surrey First Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Pedestrian dead after struck by vehicle in Surrey

Incident took place on 7100-block of Scott Road

White Rock councillor on ‘doggy debris disposal duty’

City received 31 complaints about pilot project in first 15 days

City of Delta wins two municipal excellence awards

NAIOP named Delta ‘Most Fiscally Responsible’ and ‘Most Improved – Fees’ in the region

Initiative launched to curb dwindling Ocean Park association memberships

Market totes now included as part of membership

Loblaws calling on Surrey residents to donate to food drive

Stores collecting food donations until Dec. 24

MAP: Christmas light displays in Surrey and beyond

Send us pictures of your National Lampoon-style lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole playlands

Pacioretty scores 2, Golden Knights top Canucks 6-3

Vegas goalie Fleury gets win No. 452

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

VIDEO: Giants edged out by Everett

Another case where Vancouver outshot an opponent, but couldn’t get past the other goalie

Fans sing Canadian anthem after sound system breaks at BMW IBSF World Cup

The Canadians in attendance made sure their team and flag were honoured on the podium

VIDEO: Fire destroys Big White Ski Resort chalet

Social media eulogies peg the property, nicknamed “The Pharamacy,” as both loved and hated

Prince George RCMP use bait packages to catch porch pirates over the holidays

First-in-Canada program with Amazon looks to combat parcel theft

Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2017 Stanley Park stabbing

Lubomir Kunik was found by a man out walking his dog on the beach late on Feb. 1, 2017

Vancouver homeless camp brings community, safety, home, says resident

Encampment in the city’s Downtown Eastside is one of many that have sprung up in B.C.

Most Read