2019 Nanaimo provincial byelection candidate profiles

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 28, 2019 - 3:49pm Updated: April 22, 2019 - 12:26pm

Six candidates are vying for a seat in the BC Legislature, looking to represent the Nanaimo riding.BC Government

NanaimoNewsNOW posed the same three questions to all candidates in the 2019 provincial byelection for the Nanaimo riding to gain insight into their views on important local issues.

Each candidate name below links to their page with bio information and answers. If a candidate's name isn't linked, it means they haven't yet submitted information and answers.

General election day is Jan. 30 and NanaimoNewsNOW will have reporters in the field to provide live reaction once polls close and the result is known.

Check here for more coverage of the byelection, including an archived video of the all-candidates debate.

 

The candidates:

Justin Greenwood, BC Conservatives

Tony Harris, BC Liberals

Sheila Malcolmson, BC NDP

Michele Ney, BC Green Party

Robin Richardson, VanIsle Province Party

Bill Walker, BC Libertarians

B.C. byelection tests NDP's slim minority as provincial focus on Nanaimo