Don’t know who to vote for in Oct. 20 municipal elections? We have suggestions
Ten first-time candidates from the Okanagan Valley who you may want to consider voting for on Oct. 20
Incumbents have a huge advantage (especially in Kelowna; Summerland, not so much) when they seek re-election in municipal politics. It’s all name recognition.
People often say they’d like to vote for someone new, but don’t know who to vote for, and end up going with recognizable names (incumbents).
We’ve been following the municipal elections for mayor, council and school board in the Central and South Okanagan closely over the past month.
Here are some first-time candidates — across the valley — who you may want to consider voting for.