Nomination deadline nearing for municipal election
With nominations set to close Friday (July 27) afternoon, the field for this fall’s municipal election is pretty much set.
And barring any last minute withdrawls, there will be a race for each of the seven spots on township council.
Incumbent John Grant and longtime local politician Debbie Bath-Hadden remain the only two options for mayor, while four candidates – incumbent Ted Smith, Dorothy Sanderson, Judi Forbes and Jay Yerema-Weafer – have their hats into the ring for the regional councillor spot.
Other candidates include:
Ward 1 – Gord Lodwick (incumbent), Mike Jubb
Ward 2 – Cyndi Schaffer (incumbent), Claire Doble
Ward 3 – Walter Schummer, Bill Basztyk
Ward 4 – Ralph Maleus, Cria Pettingill, Chris Shier
Ward 5 – Lynn Campbell (incumbent), Tony Laundrie, Allan Simpson
Durham Region Chair – John Mutton, John Henry, Tom Dingwall, Muhammad Ahsin Sahi, Peter Neal
Durham District School Board – Gord Baxter (appointed incumbent), Caroyln Morton
Durham Catholic School Board – Kathy LeFort (incumbent)