Ballot crowded for Nov. 19 vote in Delta

37 vying for spots on council and board of education

The ballot is quite crowded this time around for the 2011 civic election in Delta with 37 seeking public office on Delta Council and Delta’s Board of Education.

The list competing for the seven available school trustee positions includes:

Carroll Allan, Andy Basi, Carleen Bazowsky, Brenda Bennett-Schneider, Donn Burke, Laura Dixon, Pat Dyer, Carol Johnson, Nick Kanakos, Sue Lloyd, Andrew Maas, Michael Patrick Macumber, Fabian Milat, Dale Saip, Julie Sanders, Janet Shauntz, Brad Sherwin,  Malcolm Smillie, Simon Truelove, and Val Windsor.

In the 2008 vote, the seven board of education candidates were acclaimed.

On the ballot for the six spots up for grabs on Delta Council are:

Sylivia Bishop, Scott Broderick, Robert Campbell, Andrew B. Conley, Neil Corbett, Garth Cuthbert, Scott Hamilton, Ranjit Heer, Jeannie Kanakos, Bruce McDonald, Fabian Milat, Ian Paton, Anne Peterson.

And vying for the mayor’s chair are: Krista Engelland, Lois Jackson, Heather King, and John A. Meech.

Voting day is Nov. 19.

Advance polling takes place Nov. 5, 9 and 10 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the following sites:

• Delta Municipal Hall—4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent (Ladner)

• Tsawwassen Longhouse Gallery—1710 56th Street (Tsawwassen)

• North Delta Recreation Centre—1415 84th Avenue (North Delta)

• Seaquam Secondary School—11584 Lyon Road (North Delta)

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