Victoria: Elections BC has released its official list of confirmed candidates, which includes 83 B.C. Green Party candidates for the May 9 election.
“I am incredibly proud of the team of candidates that have stepped up to run with the B.C. Greens,” said Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party. “These are 83 outstanding individuals who have stepped aside from their careers as scientists, firefighters and business and community leaders to serve their communities. More than one fifth of our candidates are professionally connected to education – they are current or former teachers, postsecondary instructors, principals and school board trustees.
“I would like to commend our field team on an incredible job well done. It is a much more rigorous process to nominate non-incumbent candidates, of which we have 82, and they have worked day in and day out to see this process through. I look forward to the weeks ahead as we travel the province talking with British Columbians about our vision for change they can count on.”
The full B.C. Greens team can be viewed at http://www.bcgreens.ca/ridings.