The deadline for nominations to be filed for the May elections is tomorrow at 2pm. As of close of business yesterday – 3 suburban communities only have 1 candidate each for the Mayor’s position.
In Quispamsis – Libby O’Hara has filed her papers offering for Mayor. In Rothesay – incumbent Nancy Grant has filed her papers for another term as Mayor. And in Grand Bay-Westfield – Brittany Merrifield is the only one so far to file her papers for the Mayor’s chair.
In Quispamsis – 9 people have filed papers for the 7 Council seats so far – Jeffrey Kyle – Mike Biggar – Noah Donovan – Kerrie Luck – Wayne MacKenney – Mary Schryer – and incumbents Kirk Miller – Emil Olsen – and Beth Thompson.
In Rothesay – 9 people have also filed so far for the 7 Council seats – former Mayor Bill Bishop – Dave Brown – Lorraine Peters – and incumbents Matt Alexander – Grant Brenan – Peter Lewis – Tiffany Mackay French – Bill McGuire – and Don Shea.
In Grand Bay-Westfield only 5 people have filed papers for the 5 Council seats up for grabs – Jim Balcomb – Stephanie McIntosh Lawrence – Erin Toole – and incumbents John Balemans and Beverley Day.
The complete list of candidates for each municipality including District Education Council and Regional Health Board can be found here. The list is updated as candidates file their papers. Nominations for the May 10th elections close tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock.