The nomination period for the Smithers municipal election ends Today (Friday).

People interested in joining Town Council have to pick up a nomination package and have it back by 4 pm when nominations close.

In the running for Mayor, Taylor Bachrach has some competition, running unopposed in the previous municipal election, Randy Bell is running against Bachrach for Mayor this year.

There are currently nine candidates running for Town Council, including 5 incumbents running for re-election.

According to Civic Info BC, more than 3,800 people eligible to vote in the upcoming Smithers Election.

Election day is October 20th, 2018.