Official results declared for RDCK General Local Elections and Electoral Area H Local Conservation Fund referendum

Nelson, BC:  The official results of the October 15, 2022 General Local Elections for Directors to represent the Electoral Areas of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and the Electoral Area H Local Conservation Fund referendum have been declared by the RDCK Chief Elections Officer.

Elections were held in five of the RDCK’s 11 Electoral Areas, while six Directors were acclaimed. In total there will be five new Directors joining the RDCK Board of Directors, while Hans Cunningham will return for his 10th term as Electoral Area G Director.

A total of 3,080 voters participated in the five elections, out of 12,326 eligible voters in areas B, C, E, G and J. The average voter turnout was 25%.

The incoming RDCK Board will include the following Electoral Area Directors:

Electoral Area

Director

Acclaimed/Elected

Area A

Garry Jackman

Acclaimed – Incumbent

Area B

Roger Tierney

Elected – New

Area C

Kelly Vandenberghe

Elected – New

Area D

Aimee Watson

Acclaimed – Incumbent

Area E

Cheryl Graham

Elected – New

Area F

Tom Newell

Acclaimed – Incumbent

Area G

Hans Cunningham

Elected - Incumbent

Area H

Walter Popoff

Acclaimed – Incumbent

Area I

Andy Davidoff

Acclaimed – Incumbent

Area J

Henny Hanegraaf

Elected – New

Area K

Teresa Weatherhead

Acclaimed - New

Municipal Directors representing the nine RDCK member municipalities will be appointed at their inaugural Council meetings. All Directors will be sworn in at the inaugural RDCK Board meeting on November 17, 2022.

2022 Official RDCK Local Elections Results - Signed [PDF - 3 MB]

The final determination of the voting results follows.

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY

GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS VOTING RESULTS – FINAL DETERMINATION

ELECTORAL AREA B

ALL VOTING STATIONS

ROGER TIERNEY

TANYA WALL

SPOILED/REJECTED

TOTAL

VOTER TURNOUT: 22.1%   (3615 on the Voters List)

550

247

2

799

ELECTORAL AREA C

ALL VOTING STATIONS

ADAM CASEMORE

KELLY VANDENBERGHE

SPOILED/REJECTED

TOTAL

VOTER TURNOUT: 23.9% (1160 on the Voters List)

63

213

2

278

ELECTORAL AREA E

ALL VOTING STATIONS

REGGIE GOLDSBURY

CHERYL GRAHAM

DAN RYE

LANDON VEREGIN

SPOILED/REJECTED

TOTAL

VOTER TURNOUT: 32.8% (3386 on the Voters List)

133

425

122

416

16

1,112

 ELECTORAL AREA G

ALL VOTING STATIONS

ANNA BUNDSCHUH

HANS CUNNINGHAM

FARRELL SEGALL

SPOILED/REJECTED

TOTAL

VOTER TURNOUT: 33.3% (1287 on the Voters List)

190

224

13

 

2

429

 ELECTORAL AREA J

ALL VOTING STATIONS

HENNY HANEGRAAF

KIM TASSONE

SPOILED/REJECTED

TOTAL

VOTER TURNOUT: 16% (2878 on the Voters List)

266

193

3

462

The referendum for the Local Conservation Fund in Electoral Area H has been declared successful. At total of 671 voters participated in the referendum, out of 3,837 voters on the voters list in the service area. Voter turnout on the referendum was 17.5% with 435 votes for yes, 228 votes for no and eight spoiled or rejected ballots.

Eligible voters were asked if they were in favour of the adoption of the Regional District of Central Kootenay Local Conservation Fund Service bylaw expanding to include Electoral Area H. As a participant in the service, $15 per parcel of land will be collected annually.

In partnership with the Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP), Electoral Area H will join Areas A, D and E in the local conservation fund service. The service creates dedicated funding to support local high-priority conservation projects.

2022 Official Electoral Area H Local Conservaion Fund referendum results - Signed [PDF - 1 MB]

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY

LOCAL CONSERVATION FUND SERVICE BYLAW NO. 2811

ASSENT VOTING RESULTS – FINAL DETERMINATION 

Electoral Area H

Yes

No

Spoiled/Rejected

Total

In Favour

Result

Voter Turnout:  17.5% (3837 on Voters List)

435

228

8

671

Yes

Successful

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