Election 2022

Nathan Pachal, the newly-elected mayor of Langley City, was celebrating with supporters Saturday night, Oct 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Nathan Pachal wins Langley City mayoralty race

Mayor-elect will be working with a council of half incumbents and half newcomers

Nathan Pachal, the newly-elected mayor of Langley City, was celebrating with supporters Saturday night, Oct 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

Contract with Langley takes three seats on school board

Incumbents Fox, Wilson also elected in Langley Township

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)
Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver, Surrey voters elect new mayors; bring promises of more police, RCMP stays

Ken Sims beat incumbent Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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

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)
Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: Mayoral winners across British Columbia

There are 162 municipalities in B.C. – 37 of which have already declared an acclaimed winner

Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)
Municipal elections were held throughout B.C. today, where local residents were encouraged to vote for mayor, council, and school board candidates. Langley City’s sole polling station was set up in the gym at the Timms Community Centre, attached to Langley City hall, which saw a steady stream of people through the day. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley polls have closed

Stay tuned tonight for the results of the municipal election as they come available

Municipal elections were held throughout B.C. today, where local residents were encouraged to vote for mayor, council, and school board candidates. Langley City’s sole polling station was set up in the gym at the Timms Community Centre, attached to Langley City hall, which saw a steady stream of people through the day. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Thousands of Langley residents have already voted at advance polls – which continue this week. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)

Advance voting way up in Langley Township for 2022 elections

More than 7,000 people cast early ballots this year

Thousands of Langley residents have already voted at advance polls – which continue this week. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)
Some of the Langley City candidate flyers. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley City elects Nathan Pachal mayor

Mayoralty race pitted current office-holder against incumbent councillor

Some of the Langley City candidate flyers. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections. (File photo)

IN OUR VIEW: Mark a ballot, even if you don’t vote in every category

Pick someone you want as an elected official, even one

  • Oct 15, 2022
Hand of a person casting a vote into the ballot box during elections. (File photo)
Polls open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media)

It’s election day in Langley

Voters are encouraged to cast a ballot today for their next mayor, councillors, and school trustees

Polls open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media)
Local election candidates had lots of ideas on which celebrities should portray them. (Bill Murray: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini; Ryan Reynolds, Kermit, Jerry Seinfeld, Alanis Morrisette: Twitter; Meryl Streep: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP; July Garland: Wikipedia)

Langley candidates cast themselves in a lot of comedy flicks

ELECTION LEVITY: Council and school board hopefuls share who should play them on the silver screen

Local election candidates had lots of ideas on which celebrities should portray them. (Bill Murray: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini; Ryan Reynolds, Kermit, Jerry Seinfeld, Alanis Morrisette: Twitter; Meryl Streep: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP; July Garland: Wikipedia)
This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)

Ben & Jerry’s Canada urging B.C. to ‘vote for schools that are safe for all kids’

‘The far-right is trying to stack school boards,’ the ice cream moguls warned Oct. 12

This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)
Thousands of Langley residents have already voted at advance polls – which continue this week. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)

Thousands fill out early ballots in Langley Township, City

Early voting is proving more popular than ever

Thousands of Langley residents have already voted at advance polls – which continue this week. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)
A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)

BC Transit offering free rides on Election Day for some cities

TransLink will still be collecting fares Oct. 15

A BC Transit bus picks up passengers from a Douglas Street stop during the morning commute on Oct. 5. (Jake Romphf/New Staff)
There’s various ways to take part in local elections, aside from running as a candidate. (Dan ferguson/Black Press Media)

Langley residents can get involved in local elections in various ways

Getting involved in the democratic process is one way of giving back to the community

  • Oct 10, 2022
There’s various ways to take part in local elections, aside from running as a candidate. (Dan ferguson/Black Press Media)
The candidate grids are alphabetical.

GRID: Langley City candidates answer series of questions

How the election topics were presented to each candidate ahead of the Oct. 15 election

The candidate grids are alphabetical.
The candidate grids are alphabetical.

GRID: Langley school trustee candidates answer series of questions

How the election topics were presented to each candidate ahead of the Oct. 15 election

The candidate grids are alphabetical.
The candidate grids are alphabetical.

GRID: Langley Township candidates answer series of questions

How the election topics were presented to each candidate ahead of the Oct. 15 election

The candidate grids are alphabetical.
Metro Vancouver has more than half the population of British Columbia. (Google Maps)

PAINFUL TRUTH: Would Metro Vancouver make a good province?

Do we need a sort of city-state to solve our urbanist problems?

Metro Vancouver has more than half the population of British Columbia. (Google Maps)
Candy Ashdown is acclaimed as a school trustee in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

IN THE LANGLEY SCHOOL TRUSTEE RACE: Candy Ashdown (Acclaimed)

Ahead of Oct. 15, the Advance Times offers a profile and Q&A opportunity to each candidate

Candy Ashdown is acclaimed as a school trustee in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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