They have a wide assortment of candidates to choose from, with four in the mayoral race and 29 vying for one of eight councillor seats.
Incumbent Leonard Krog has reoffered as mayor, and is running against Tasha Brown, Agnes Provost and Brunie Brunie. Seven of eight sitting councillors are reoffering as well, and running against a handful of former councillors.
Nanaimo is a growing city whose population hovers around 100,000 people, built on the lands of the Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Leonard E. Krog (incumbent)
Sheryl Armstrong (incumbent)
Don Bonner (incumbent)
Tyler Brown (incumbent)
Paul P. (Joseph Paul) Chapman
Ben Geselbracht (incumbent)
Derek D. (Robert Derek) Hanna
Erin Hemmens (incumbent)
Zeni Maartman (incumbent)
Viraat B. (Balakrishna) Thammanna
Ian Thorpe (incumbent)
Population of municipality
Boundary of the municipality
Nanaimo is located on southeastern Vancouver Island, right across the water from Gabriola Island. It’s situated between Nanoose Bay and Ladysmith, and is just over 100 kilometres from Victoria.
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