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Councillor elect Barb Martens watched the numbers come in with incoming mayor Eric Woodward and returning councillor Steve Ferguson Saturday night. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township: Eric Woodward declared mayor

Mayoralty hopefuls Rich Coleman, Blair Whitmarsh, and Michelle Sparrow beat out

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau meets with UK prime minister, other world leaders ahead of queen’s funeral

PM brushed off question around reconsidering Canada’s ties to the monarchy

Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman followed the election results from home (special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: NDP candidate leads Langley East race

Megan Dykeman is ahead by close to 800 votes, but mail-in ballots remain to be counted

Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman followed the election results from home (special to Langley Advance Times)
Elections BC report preliminary voting results in the Langley riding. Final voting results will not be available until after the conclusion of final count.

LANGLEY EAST riding: election results coming in

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook, or Twitter for updated numbers from today’s polls

Elections BC report preliminary voting results in the Langley riding. Final voting results will not be available until after the conclusion of final count.
BC NDP candidate Andrew Mercier is projected to win the Langley riding in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LANGLEY riding: NDP candidate Andrew Mercier projected winner

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook, or Twitter for updated numbers from today’s polls

BC NDP candidate Andrew Mercier is projected to win the Langley riding in the 2020 BC provincial election. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Candidates in the Langleys were asked to provide photos to illustrate how they are spending election night… here’s what they sent us. (file)
Candidates in the Langleys were asked to provide photos to illustrate how they are spending election night… here’s what they sent us. (file)
Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)

Election Day in B.C. has come to an end

Polls are closed and today’s votes are being tabulated. We’ll keep you apprised as the numbers come in

Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
Polls close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Elections BC/Twitter)

Langley candidates reflect on COVID-era election and community

Langley Advance Times asked questions not about policies or party platforms

Polls close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Elections BC/Twitter)
Polling stations close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file)

Langley East candidates reflect on COVID-era election and community

Langley Advance Times asked questions not about policies and party platforms

Polling stations close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file)
Spencer Goodwin said changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic made voting more efficient when she attended the polling station at Wix-Brown Elementary in Langley on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Coronavirus precautions speed up the process at Langley polling station

Changes to polling station layout and allowing verbal declarations have reduced delays

Spencer Goodwin said changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic made voting more efficient when she attended the polling station at Wix-Brown Elementary in Langley on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Rich Coleman served as MLA for Langley ridings from 1996 to this year, before deciding to resign at the end of his term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rich Coleman gets back to roots after 24 years as MLA comes to an end

‘Coleman Country’ has been a Liberal stronghold since 1996

Rich Coleman served as MLA for Langley ridings from 1996 to this year, before deciding to resign at the end of his term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Drawing boundaries in Langley – the electoral boundaries commission put forward this map in 1988, dividing Langley for the first time into two ridings. The actual boundaries approved later that year would be slightly different. (Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia)

Langley riding has been divided up, fought over, and won by five different parties

From the Coalition to Social Credit to the CCF, Langley’s political history has been all over the map

Drawing boundaries in Langley – the electoral boundaries commission put forward this map in 1988, dividing Langley for the first time into two ridings. The actual boundaries approved later that year would be slightly different. (Electoral Boundaries Commission of British Columbia)
Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

Voters lined up on the first day of advanced voting to cast their ballot in the 2020 provincial election. Today is general election day, province-wide, and those heading to the polls are asked to respect safety precautions. (Wolf Depner/Black Press Media files)
Tamara Jansen embraces a supporter after winning the Cloverdale-Langley City riding over the Liberal incumbent John Aldag. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Tamara Jansen embraces a supporter after winning the Cloverdale-Langley City riding over the Liberal incumbent John Aldag. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary School is one of the Cloverdale-Langley City polling station for the federal election, Oct. 21. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley students see democratic process up close

Twenty-eight schools in the Langley district used as polling stations for 2019 federal election

Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary School is one of the Cloverdale-Langley City polling station for the federal election, Oct. 21. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley letter writer argues for national pharmaceutical program

National pharmacare should be an election issue, he argues

  • Oct 21, 2019
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Casting a ballot on Oct. 21 requires one clear single mark next to a candidate name. (Langley Advance Times files)

When it comes to voting, x marks the spot

How to properly cast a ballot on election day, Oct. 21

Casting a ballot on Oct. 21 requires one clear single mark next to a candidate name. (Langley Advance Times files)
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