ELECTION DAY: Polls have now closed in COMOX

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Polls are now closed and the votes are being tabulated for the mayor and six councillor positions for the Town of Comox.

This article will be updated as numbers become available.

Who is running for mayor? (in random order)

Tom Diamond: “I know what it takes to organize, manage and inspire people to make great ideas come true. I have a vision and I want to inspire you to join me in revitalizing Comox.” Read more here…

Russ Arnott: “As your mayor, I will give you strength in leadership with experience and skill at the council table. Important to me are transparency, open communication and community engagement. I promise to work hard and represent all of Comox in the best possible way.” Read more here…

Who is running for council? (in random order)

(Click on candidate’s name to read bio/platform submitted to The Record.)

Pat Mckenna

Don Davis

Ken Grant

Alex Bissinger

Maureen Swift

Nicole Minions

Chris Haslett

Stephanie McGowan

Ron Freeman

Who is running for school board?

(Click on candidate’s name to read bio/platform submitted to The Record.)

Tonia Frawley

Randi Baldwin

For all of our stories on the Comox election, including Q&As and a full recap and video of the all-candidates’ forum, click here.

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results starting at 8 p.m.

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