2008 Elections Results

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Official Election Results - Electoral Area Director

Electoral Area 'A' (Osoyoos Rural)
Candidate Votes  
LINN, Sherry 140  
PENDERGRAFT, Mark 345 Elected
Electoral Area 'B' (Cawston)
Candidate Votes
HANSON, George Acclamation
Electoral Area 'C' (Oliver Rural)
Candidate Votes  
EVANS, David George 120  
HACK, John 293  
PATTON, Allan 394 Elected
Electoral Area 'D' (Kaleden/Okanagan Falls/Apex)
Candidate Votes
SCHWARZ, Bill Acclamation
Electoral Area 'E' (Naramata)
Candidate Votes  
CHAPMAN, Tom 295 Elected
PROVOST, Catherine 219  
Electoral Area 'F' (Okanagan Lake West/West Bench)
Candidate Votes  
BERRY, Sandy 226  
BRYDON, Michael 277 Elected
Electoral Area 'G' (Keremeos Rural/Hedley)
Candidate Votes  
CHRISTENSEN, Elef 270 Elected
NITSCH, Joe 164  
TILSTRA, Holly 140  
Electoral Area 'H' (Princeton Rural)
Candidate Votes  
HOPE, Brad 273 Elected
LOGAN, Gerri 260  
Local Community Commissioner - Olalla Local Community
Candidate Votes
CHAPIN, Wayne Acclamation
WINFREY, Flo Acclamation
WINFREY, James Acclamation

Official Election Results - Opinion Questions

Electoral Area 'A' Solid Waste Collection & Drop Off
Question Yes Votes No Votes
Do you agree with the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen continuing the Solid Waste Collection and Drop-Off Service in Electoral Area 'A' - Kipoola area? 35 5
Question Yes Votes No Votes
Do you agree with the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen continuing the Solid Waste Collection and Drop-Off Service in Electoral Area 'A' - Anarchist Mountain area? 59 19
Question Yes Votes No Votes
Do you agree with the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen continuing the Solid Waste Collection and Drop-Off Service in Electoral Area 'A' - Valley Bottom area? 300 68
Electoral Area 'E' Parkland
Question Yes Votes No Votes
Are you in favour with the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen purchasing additional lakeshore parkland in Electoral Area 'E' with funding coming from the Electoral Area 'E' Parkland Dedication Reserve Fund and Electoral Area 'E' taxation? 258 248

Official Election Results - Referendum Questions

Electoral Area 'C'/Town of Oliver Swimming Pools and Venables Auditorium
Question Yes Votes No Votes Results
The purpose of Bylaw No. 1901.01, 2008 and Bylaw No. 2434, 2008 is to authorize the borrowing of a sum not to exceed $6,300,000 for the construction of the Town of Oliver/Electoral Area 'C' Indoor Swimming Pool and to annually requisition up to a maximum of $1,181,130 or $1.13/$1,000 taxable value of land and improvements for the construction and operation of the Town of Oliver/Electoral Area 'C' Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools.      
Are you in favour of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen enacting Bylaw No. 1901.01, 2008 and Bylaw No. 2434, 2008?      
RDOS Electoral Area C 241 550 Failed
Town of Oliver 450 1144 Failed
Question Yes Votes No Votes Results
The purpose of Bylaw No. 2466, 2008 and Bylaw No. 2467, 2008 is to establish the Venables Auditorium Grant-in-Aid Service in the Town of Oliver and Electoral Area 'C' to provide a one-time Grant-in-Aid to School District No. 53 (Okanagan-Similkameen) for the purposes of capital upgrades to the Venables Auditorium, to authorize the borrowing of a sum not to exceed $3,800,000 for the Grant-in-Aid and to annually requisition up to a maximum of $370,000 or $0.36/$1,000 of net taxable land and improvements to repay the borrowing for the one-time Grant-in-Aid.      
Are you in Favour of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen enacting Bylaw No. 2466, 2008 and Bylaw No. 2467, 2008?      
RDOS Electoral Area C 574 212 Passed
Town of Oliver 1167 424 Passed

Declaration of Official Election Results

General Local Election - 2008