Surrey election: remember to vote

Surrey voters head to the polls this Saturday to elect their next city council and school board.

Surrey voters head to the polls this Saturday to elect their next city council and school board.

Eight people, including incumbent Dianne Watts, are in the running for the mayor’s seat in the Nov. 19 election.

There are also 27 candidates for council, plus 14 in the running for six school trustee positions.

The candidates for Surrey mayor are: Viramjit Bajwa, Ross Buchanan, Touraj Ghanbar-zadeh, Clifford Inimgba, Sudarshan (Shan) Rana, Joginder Singh Ranhawa, Dianne Watts (Surrey First)*, and Deanna Welters.

The candidates for Surrey council are Kuldip Ardawa (SCC), Bob Bose (SCC)*, Lawrence Chen, Doug Elford (SCC), Rina Gill (SCC), Tom Gill (SF)*, Kuljinder Singh Gill, Paul Griffin, Bruce Hayne (SF), Linda Hepner (SF)*, Judy Higginbotham, Gary Hoffman, Marvin Hunt (SF)*, Bernadette Keenan, Mary Martin (SF)*, Imtiaz Popat, Barinder Rasode (SF)*, Grant Rice (SCC), Gary Robinson (SCC), Mike Robinson, Stephanie Ryan (SCC), Partap Bir Singh, Barbara Steele (SF)*, Susan Thomas, Judy Villeneuve (SF)*, John Milton Wolanski, Steve Wood (SCC).

The following candidates are seeking election for office of school trustee: Terry Allen (SFE)*, Ijaz Ahmed Chatha (SCC)*, Moh Chelali (SCC), Sukhy Dhillon (SCC), Charlene Dobie (SCC), Pam Glass (SFE)*, Laurence Greeff (SCC), Paul Hillsdon, Malkiat Singh Kang, Laurie Larsen (SFE)*, Reni Masi (SFE)*, Ram Sidhu (SCC), Anne Van Rhyn, Shawn Wilson (SFE)*.

* Incumbents are denoted with an asterisk.

** SFE denotes Surrey First Education electoral organization

*** SCC denotes Surrey Civic Coalition candidate