Who Is Running for City Council in Grande Prairie?
by David Biltek
Following is a list of candidates for City Council, some of whom are confirmed, some based on speculation and some based on rumour….here goes:
Bill Given, the incumbent
Gladys Blackmore, ran three years ago, placing third behind Given and Dwight Logan
New comers, i.e. people who are presently not on Council
Erin Steidel, ran three years ago; hopes to ” represent young mums on Council”
Kim MacDougall, sees taxes as major issue
Chris Thiessen, ran three years ago placed ninth, just out of running, involved with music in GP
Rory Tarant… rumour?
Jared Gossen, worked with Wapiti Dorm and HIV North
Jeff Campbell, rumour
Dwight Logan, former Mayor, served on Council, substantial background in community
Alec Gustafson, not announced but speculation strong he will run again
Lorne Radbourne, not announced but speculation strong he will run again
Bill O’Toole, again not announced
Justin Munroe, again not announced but feelings are 50/50 about running again
John Croken, again no confirmation but a perennial candidate, will likely run again
Helen Rice, longest serving member of Council and may be one of longest serving Councillors in Alberta
Kevin McLean, will likely announce this week
Dan Wong is not running again, a shame, he is a good Councillor
so that is list based on speculation, rumour or confirmation.
Have you heard of anyone else?…share it here or email me…