Final Results for Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission

May 31, 2023

Victoria, BC - The Capital Regional District (CRD) is pleased to announce the final results for the Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission (LCC) elections, which identify the following four commissioners who will join Gary Holman, Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Director, to form the LCC:

  • Gayle Baker
  • Brian Webster
  • Earl Rook
  • Benjamin Corno

 Voter turnout statistics for the Salt Spring Island LCC Commissioner race (includes resident and non-resident):

  • Salt Spring Island: 32% (3,262 out of 10,219 registered electors)

As part of the official determination of results, the CRD confirmed and verified the accuracy of all ballot accounts, confirmed the calculation of vote tallies from the electronic tabulators and ensured the correct consolidation of total results from across all polling locations including mail ballots. 

The Salt Spring Island LCC will oversee and advise on economic development, liquid waste disposal, community parks and recreation, small craft harbour facilities, transit and transportation, street lighting, grants-in-aid, compensation for livestock injured by dogs, and the contribution services for arts, public library, and search and rescue. 

The first meeting of the LCC will be held on June 20, 2023. The newly elected members will be sworn into office and elect a chair and vice chair at that time.

Details and election results are available online:


The CRD delivers regional, sub-regional and local services to 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24-member Board of Directors, the CRD works collaboratively with First Nations and government partners to enable sustainable growth, foster community well-being, and develop cost-effective infrastructure while continuing to provide core services to residents throughout the region. Visit us online at


For media inquiries, please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager
CRD Corporate Communications
Tel: 250.360.3229
Cell: 250.216.5492