Voter turnout rises in Salmon Arm and Sicamous municipal elections

A greater percentage of voters made it to the polls on Saturday than they did in 2014.

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Reader Poll

With civic elections getting closer it’s interesting to see which issues are top of mind for voters in the Shuswap.

Nominations for candidates making a bid at mayoral, council, regional district and school board spots closed Sept. 14 but candidates continue their work gathering public feedback and support on projects and issues within the community.

The Observer would like to know what issues voters in Salmon Arm and throughout the Shuswap are focused on in the upcoming election. Let us know what is getting you out to vote in 2018.


For a recap on some of the Observer’s previous election coverage, check out the articles linked below.

Related: Candidates begin run for a seat in the Shuswap

Related: List of candidates in Shuswap municipal elections broadens

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