BC Expense Scandal January 24 2019 1:56pm 00:56 How important is the byelection in Nanaimo? B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to the media about the high stakes by election in Nanaimo on January 30. Former NDP MLA Leonard Krog vacated the seat when he became mayor of Nanaimo. BC Liberals have 13-point lead ahead Nanaimo byelection: Mainstreet Research poll Responsive site?