Trustee Election

Elected Trustees: 

Ravi Parmar 5,760 18.5%  Belmont – Incumbent
Bob Beckett 4,920 15.8%  Belmont  
Dianna Seaton 4,690 15%     Belmont – Incumbent
Wendy Hobbs 4,669 15%    Belmont – Incumbent
Allison Watson 2,380 22.4%  Milnes Landing                                                                                                                                        Margot Swinburnson 2,374   22.3% Milnes Landing – Incumbent
Bob Phillips 2,282 21.5% Milnes Landing  – Incumbent


Other Results:

Trudy Spiller (Elizabeth Spiller) 4,068 13%  Belmont                                                                                                                     Russ Chipps 2,909 9.3% Belmont
Cendra Beaton 2,345 7.5% Belmont
Neil Poirier 2,088  19.6% Milnes Landing  – Incumbent
Blair Sloane 1,848 5.9% . Belmont
Britt Santowski 1,509    Milnes Landing


A questionnaire has been sent to each of the 13 candidates running in the Sooke School Board Trustee Election. Click on the links below to read the responses from the candidates who returned their questionnaires.

Belmont Zone: (4 trustees to be elected)

Milnes Landing Zone: (3 trustees to be elected)

The Victoria Labour Council has made endorsements of trustee and council candidates in Victoria, Saanich, and Sooke who support workers. Their list includes:

School Board #62 (Sooke)

  • Ravi Parmar

School Board #61 (Victoria)

  • Vincent Gornall
  • Diane McNally
  • Ryan Painter
  • Rob Paynter
  • Jordan Watters

School Board #63 (Saanich)

  • no endorsements

More information is available at http://www.victorialabour.ca

The BCTF has published a list of locally endorsed candidates for every district in the province. It can be viewed at https://www.bctf.ca/2018TrusteeElections/.