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Let's get back to the basics of good governance in Nanaimo

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It's Official!

Nomination documents have been filed!

On the morning of September 14, 2018, Bill Manners filed his nomination documents at City Hall. The race is on! With a total of 40 candidates who have officially filed, the field is a crowded one.

We're going to have lots of hard work ahead of us, but Bill believes in Nanaimo and wants to help this city achieve its potential by getting City Council back to the basics of good governance, fiscal responsibility and respect. He's looking forward to talking to voters and participating in the upcoming candidates' debates.

The next general election is October 20, 2018. Nanaimo voters will elect one mayor, eight councillors, and nine school trustees for School District 68. The first advance voting opportunity is Wednesday, October 10, 2018, and the second advance voting opportunity is Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Qualified voters also have the option of a Mail Ballot if they are physically unable to vote in person. For more information about Mail Ballots, visit Mail Ballot Voting 2018.

For more information about Bill Manners and his campaign, please explore this website, check out Bill's Facebook page, or contact Bill through email. Come back often as more information will be added to this site about Bill's platform on a regular basis. And remember, don't forget to vote!

Do you want a lawn sign or wish to help to support the campaign financially?  Do you have comments, questions or suggestions?  Do you want to meet for coffee?  Send Bill an email at  Donations can be made at any Coastal Community Credit Union to: Bill Manners Election Campaign or contact Bill Manners' financial agent, Niki Kudaka at

To win, VOTES are what is needed.


Community engagement task force member trying for council seat

Bill Manners announces campaign for election to Nanaimo city council

August 9, 2018
by Greg Sakaki, Nanaimo News Bulletin

He can be counted on to ask questions at council meetings, and he hopes to continue that dialog from a seat at the council table.

Bill Manners announced recently that he's running for Nanaimo city council in next month's municipal election.

"I made the decision to run for city council because I believe I can do the job the people are expecting," Manners said.

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Introducing Bill Manners

Bill Manners Declares Candidacy

Hi, I'm Bill Manners, and I'm running for Nanaimo City Council on October 20, 2018.

Please visit my campaign website


Bill Manners

Responsible  -  Realistic  -  Respect