With the 2013 B.C. provincial election only five weeks away, political parties are shoring up candidates throughout Greater Victoria.
The News has compiled a list of candidates who have declared their intent to vie for a seat on May 14, although several have yet to file their nomination papers with Elections B.C. (April 26 deadline).
Check elections.bc.ca for the latest information.
Esquimailt – Royal Roads
- NDP: Maurine Karagianis – incumbent (2005)
- Green: Susan Low
- Liberal: Chris Ricketts
Malahat-Juan de Fuca
- NDP: John Horgan – incumbent (2005)
- Green: Mark Bernard
- Liberal: Kerrie Reay
Oak Bay-Gordan Head
- Liberal: Ida Chong – incumbent (1996)
- NDP: Jessica Van der Veen
- Green: Andrew Weaver
- Conservative: Greg Kazakoff
Saanich North and the Islands
- Liberal: Stephen Roberts – incumbent Murray Coell (2009) is set to retire.
- NDP: Gary Holman
- Green: Adam Olsen
- NDP: Lana Popham – incumbent (2009)
- Green: Branko Mustafovic
- Liberal: Rishi Sharma
- NDP: Rob Fleming – incumbent (2005)
- Green: Spencer Malthouse
- Liberal: Christina Bates
- NDP: Carole James – incumbent (2005)
- Green: Jane Sterk (also B.C. Green party leader)
- Liberal: Karen Bill