The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, the largest Chambers in the Interior, along with OMREB (Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board), the BC Fruit Growers Association, Central Okanagan Chapters of UDI (Urban Development Institute), and CHBACO (Canadian Home Builders Association Central Okanagan), will be hosting three All Candidates Forums for the upcoming Provincial election.

The Live Forums will take place Tuesday, October 20 RIGHT HERE on this site. 

The events will take place as such:

  • 9am - Kelowna-West
  • 12pm - Kelowna-Mission
  • 3pm - Kelowna-Lake Country

*Please note, as the event is streaming live, there may be a 1-2 minute delay.


Below you will find information on each candidate in their designated riding. Each candidate has been asked to provide photos and bios, and this page will be updated as more information becomes available. 

Electoral Districts

Kelowna-West

Matt Badura - Libertarian

Read Matt Badura's Bio

Visit the Libertarian's Website

Spring Hawes - BC NDP

Read Spring Hawe's Bio

Visit the BC NDP's Website

Magee Mitchell - Independent

Read Magee Mitchell's Bio

Visit Magee's Website

Ben Stewart - BC Liberal Party

Read Ben Stewart's Bio

Visit the BC Liberals' Website

Peter A. Truch - BC Green Party

Read Peter Truch's Bio

Visit the BC Greens' Website


Kelowna-Mission

Renee Merrifield - BC Liberal Party

Read Renee Merrifield's Bio

Visit the BC Liberals' Website

Amanda Poon - BC Green Party

Read Amanda Poon's Bio

Visit the BC Greens' Website

Krystal Smith - BC NDP

Read Krystal Smith's Bio

Visit the BC NDP's Website


Kelowna-Lake Country

Kyle Geronazzo - Libertarian

Read Kyle Geronazzo's Bio

Visit the Libertarian's Website

John Janmaat - BC Green Party

Read John Janmaat's Bio

Visit the BC Greens' Website

Justin Kulik - BC NDP

Read Justin Kulik's Bio

Visit the BC NDP's Website

Norm Letnick - BC Liberal Party

Read Norm Letnick's Bio

Visit the BC Liberals' Website

Silverado Brooks Socrates - Independent

Read Silverado Socrates' Bio

Visit Silverado's Website


The Provincial Election takes place on Saturday October 24th from 8am-8pm PDT. 

To find out where to vote CLICK HERE

To find your electoral district CLICK HERE

To request a vote-by-mail package CLICK HERE

For a full list of Key Election Dates CLICK HERE

For a full list of Candidates running throughout the Province, CLICK HERE


CLICK HERE to read the Kelowna Chamber's submission to the Province. 

CLICK HERE to read Big Thinking for Small Business, the BC Chamber of Commerce's submission to the Province.