Monday, July 18, 2022

Decision 2022: Municipal Election campaigns for Prince Rupert and Port Edward

Our archive of notes related to the 2022 Municipal Election campaigns in Prince Rupert and Port Edward 

Election Results City of Prince Rupert

Elections BC information on the nomination/electoral process

Civic Info BC official listings of the confirmed candidates for the 2022 Municipal Election 

Election Day is Saturday, October 15th

Prince Rupert

2022 Prince Rupert City Council Election Results 

Declared Candidates as of (September 9)

Stephen Fitzpatrick -- Mayor's Race
Jason Hoang -- Mayor's Race
Herb Pond  -- Mayor's race
Chrystopher Thompson -- Mayor's race

Nick Adey -- Council race (incumbent)
Andy Chugh  -- Council race
Barry Cunningham --  Council race (incumbent)
Terri Forster -- Council race 
Wade Niesh -- Council race (incumbent)
Sheila Gordon-Payne  -- Council race
Gurvinder Randhawa -- Council Race (incumbent)
Reid Skelton-Morven -- Council Race (incumbent)

Social media pages for candidates

Mayoralty candidates

Steve Fitzpatrick (Facebook)
Jason Hoang (Facebook)
Pond for Prince Rupert (Facebook)
Chrystopher Thompson for Mayor of Prince Rupert (Facebook)

Candidates for City Council

Nick Adey (Facebook)
Andy Chugh (Facebook)
Barry Cunningham (Facebook)
Terri Forster (Facebook
Wade Niesh (Facebook)
October 15 -- Prince Rupert Voters send mainly familiar names back, to Council for four year terms of office  NCR

October 14 -- And now ... it's time for the voters to have the final word, as Election Day looms for Saturday NCR
October 4 -- Municipal Indigenous candidates (audio)

September 29 -- Prince Rupert Advanced Voting Dates (video)
September 14 -- Fourth Rupert Mayoral candidate (video)
September 9 -- Northwest Mayor Elections (video)

August 19 -- Where have all the Mayors gone? (audio)

July 18 -- And we have contestant Number One! Herb Pond announces return to civic politics and quest for Mayoralty NCR

Knut Bjorndal -- Mayor's Race
Shawn Petitt -- Mayor's Race
Carl Schmidt -- Mayor's Race

Social media pages for candidates

District of Port Edward Council

James Brown (Facebook)
Tereas Forster
Danial Franzen
Christine MacKenzie
Colleen McDonald
Kevin Mudge

2022 District of Port Edward Council election results

News Items:

October 15 -- Port Edward stays the course with Knut Bjorndal, returns incumbents and one newcomer to Council Chamber  NCR

September 22 -- Port Edward and North Coast Regional District electoral candidates
September 9 -- Northwest Mayor Elections (video)

August 19 -- Where have all the Mayors gone? (audio)


Notes on the 2022 School District 52 Board of Eduction election can be accessed from our archive page here.

For items related to the elections in other municipalities of the Northwest and Haida Gwaii see our archive page here.

To follow up on past issues for the current City Council see our Council Discussion page here.  


  1. Andy’s link to Facebook isn’t working

    1. I just clicked on the link listed above and it works fine, so maybe give it another shot NCR