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Charlie Fox was sworn in as the newest Langley school trustee on Thursday, March 12 after his byelection win last month. Some votes were by mail, something a new Township staff report says should be eliminated (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Report recommends eliminating voting by mail for future Langley Township elections

Poor response, costs and delays by Canada Post cited during first-time mail-in ballot for byelection

 

Charlie Fox (Langley Advance Times files)

VIDEO: Newest trustee being sworn in tonight

Charlie Fox will become the latest board member for Langley School District Thursday night

 

Charlie Fox was leading as of 9 p.m. with five of six main polls and one advance poll reporting. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Fox expected to become new Langley school trustee

With all but the mail-in ballots counted, Fox was being acknowledged as the winner

 

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: No vote, no complaining

If you aren’t going to vote in the byelection, we hope you aren’t interested in local politics at all

  • Feb 27, 2021
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
School Board Trustee candidate Joel Neufeld said his favourite children’s book is Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. (Special to The Star)

Langley School District trustee candidates pick favorite children’s books

Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, Robert Munch, and Dr. Seuss top the list

School Board Trustee candidate Joel Neufeld said his favourite children’s book is Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. (Special to The Star)
Langley Township deputy elections officer Bob Wilson said 376 people voted in person at advance polls in this month’s byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)

Few votes cast so far in Langley school board byelection

Fewer than 400 people have voted early or by mail so far

Langley Township deputy elections officer Bob Wilson said 376 people voted in person at advance polls in this month’s byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

School board byelection candidates answer DPAC questions

The District Parents Advisory Council quizzed the candidates about their views

Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Brad Richter and Candy Ashdown (top left and center) hosted the seven candidates for the Langley school board by-election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Zoom)

Trustee candidates put best foot forward at all-candidates meeting

The virtual gathering gave candidates a chance to speak to voters before Feb. 27.

Brad Richter and Candy Ashdown (top left and center) hosted the seven candidates for the Langley school board by-election on Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Zoom)
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley PACs set to quiz school board candidates

There is a byelection coming up on Feb. 27

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The final result of British Columbia's provincial election won't be known for at least two weeks because more than 700-thousand mail-in ballots have to be counted by hand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Langley school board byelection allows early, mail-in voting

Locations for advance and election day voting have been announced

In this photo illustration, a provincial election mail-in ballot sealed in an Elections B.C. return envelope is seen before being deposited in a Canada Post mailbox, in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The final result of British Columbia's provincial election won't be known for at least two weeks because more than 700-thousand mail-in ballots have to be counted by hand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
2020 BC election ballot package. Photo credit: Black Press files

Langley school board byelection moves forward

No sign yet of provincial help with mail-in ballots during pandemic

2020 BC election ballot package. Photo credit: Black Press files
Stacey Wakelin is running for a seat on the Langley school board left vacant by Megan Dykeman’s election as MLA (special to Langley Advance Times)

Wakelin announces run for Langley school board

Activist seeks seat left vacant by Megan Dykeman’s election as MLA

Stacey Wakelin is running for a seat on the Langley school board left vacant by Megan Dykeman’s election as MLA (special to Langley Advance Times)