Columbia Valley election results

Election results are in for the Columbia Valley civic elections.

Municipalities throughout British Columbia are counting the results of today’s elections.

In the Columbia Valley, Wendy Booth was reelected as Area F director and Ute Juras was reelected as Mayor of Canal Flats. Newcomer Kayja Becker was edged out by 24 votes, narrowly missing a seat on the new District of Invermere council. Vote counts are below.


Joining acclaimed mayor Gerry Taft will be Justin Atterbury (608), Greg Anderson (547), All Miller (522), and Paul Denchuk (453). Kayja Becker finished with 429 votes.


Wendy Booth was reelected with 396 votes to Andrea Dunlop’s 252

Canal Flats

Winning reelection in Canal Flats was Ute Juras, who received 200 voted to Dean Midyette’s 83.

Councillors in Canal Flats will be Erin Gornik (221), Paul Mercil (211), Marie Delorme (210), and Karl Sterzer (181).

Trustee for Rocky Mountain School District Electoral Area 4

Amber Byklum was reelected with 482 votes over Cory Stanbury’s 289

Pick up both papers this week for more in depth stories with comments from the candidates.