Election 2015:Candidates for SOWK riding set

Elections Canada closed nominations Monday, officially sealing the deal for the five local candidates.

The ink has dried, and the field of candidates vying to represent the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding is set.

Elections Canada closed nominations Monday, officially sealing the deal for the five candidates: Conservative’s Marshall Neufeld, NDP Richard Cannings, Liberal Connie Denesiuk, the Green Party’s Samantha Troy and independent candidate, Brian Gray.

All candidates are expected in Trail for the candidates’ forum on Oct. 6 at the Cominco Gym starting at 6:30 p.m.

Voters will have their say on who will represent the riding when they head to the polls during official advance voting days or on Election Day, Oct. 19.

Advance polling will be held Thanksgiving weekend (Oct. 9, 10, 11 and 12) from noon until 8 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre, Rossland Summit School, Warfield Community Hall and the Fruitvale Memorial Centre.

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