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Richmond electors can choose between two mayoral candidates and 17 councillor hopefuls in the Richmond civic election on Nov. 19. Another 10 candidates are vying for school trustee positions after the nomination period closed last Friday at 4 p.m.

Richmond electors can choose between two mayoral candidates and 17 councillor hopefuls in the Richmond civic election on Nov. 19.

Another 10 candidates are vying for school trustee positions after the nomination period closed last Friday at 4 p.m.

Short profiles supplied by the candidates will be available soon on the city's website and their profiles will also be published in a comprehensive Voter's Guide that will be mailed to all households in early November.

This year, Richmond voters can cast their ballots at any one of the 32 voting places that will be open on election day.

In addition, advance voting is sched-uled on Nov. 8, 9, 10, 12 and 15.

Additional details on the civic election can be accessed via the city's election Facebook page at facebook.com/richmondvotes or the city's website at www. richmond.ca.

Information is also available at the city's election office at Richmond City Hall or by calling 604-276-4100.

The office is open weekdays during city hall business hours (except for statutory holidays).

Nomination papers are available for public inspection in the election office at Richmond City Hall, 6911 No. 3 Rd. between 8: 30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays (excluding statutory holidays) and on the city website: www.richmond.ca/ electionservices/candidates.

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