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2017 candidates and parties

One councillor and nine school board trustees

View official results for the 2017 by-election.

Official results

Download our 2017 by-election results open data

Candidates for councillor

City Council is elected at large, meaning each councillor represents the entire city.

Together, the mayor and 10 councillors are responsible for city services such as bylaws, taxes, streets, sidewalks, and water.

  • BREMNER, Hector (NPA)
  • CARDONA, Diego (Vision Vancouver)
  • DUNSDON, Mary Jean "Watermelon" (Sensible Vancouver)
  • FRY, Pete (Green Party)
  • GRAVES, Judy (OneCity)
  • LEE, Gary
  • MURPHY, Damian J
  • SWANSON, Jean

Candidates for school trustee

The nine elected school trustees are independent of City Council.

Trustees provide education services to students in elementary and secondary schools, as well as adult learning centres.

  • ALEXANDER, Joy (Vision Vancouver)
  • ARNOLD, Christine
  • BALLANTYNE, Fraser (NPA)
  • BERCIC, Carrie (OneCity)
  • CLEMENT, Ken (Vision Vancouver)
  • DAY, Diana (COPE)
  • DOMINATO, Lisa (NPA)
  • FRASER, Janet (Green Party)
  • GONZALEZ, Estrellita (Green Party)
  • HAMILTON, Jamie Lee (IDEA Vancouver)
  • JAAF, Erica (OneCity)
  • LAMB, Theodora (Vision Vancouver)
  • LOMBARDI, Mike (Vision Vancouver)
  • MCDOWELL, Robert (NPA)
  • PICK, Adi
  • PRIETO, Julian (NPA)
  • RICHARDSON, Christopher JK (NPA)
  • WONG, Allan (Vision Vancouver)
  • ZAICHKOWSKY, Judy (Green Party)

Elector organizations

Elector organizations promote election candidates.


  • Green Party
  • NPA
  • OneCity
  • Sensible Vancouver
  • Vision Vancouver

School trustee

  • COPE
  • Green Party
  • IDEA Vancouver
  • NPA
  • OneCity
  • Vision Vancouver