Two electoral areas of the Cowichan Valley Regional District have had their directors acclaimed, while the other seven will face an election.
In Electoral Area F (Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls) Ian Morrison, and in Electoral Area H (North Oyster/Diamond) Ben Maartman have been acclaimed.
Voters, including those in acclaimed areas, will vote on school trustees in the Cowichan Valley School District.
A referendum question on establishing a new funding model for nine regionally significant recreation facilities will also be included on the ballot. Learn more about the referendum question here.
Electoral Area A (Mill Bay/Malahat) has three candidates seeking election: Mark Dodd, Paul Olthof, and Kate Segall.
Electoral Area B (Shawnigan Lake) has two candidates, the incumbent, Sierra Acton, and Kathy Code.
The Cobble Hill (area C) incumbent, Mike Wilson, is also seeking re-election, alongside David Slade.
There is no incumbent running in Electoral Area D (Cowichan Bay). Hilary Abbott and David Fast are seeking the seat.
Electoral Area E (Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora)’s incumbent, Alison Nicholson, will face Ruth Waddell in the election.
Jesse McClinton is challenging incumbent Lynne Smith for the Electoral Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) seat.
There are four people running in Electoral Area I (Youbou/Meade Creek). Karen Deck, John Rudzik, Max Russell, and incumbent Klaus Kuhn.
In 2018, 6,157 people voted for a voter turnout of 29.1 per cent.