2022 General Election

Municipal Elections

General local elections in B.C. are held every four years on the third Saturday in October. The next general local election will be held on October 15, 2022.

2022 Notice of Nomination

2022 Notice of List of Electors

Requirements to vote or be a candidate

To vote or run in the election, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older on general voting day
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Have lived in B.C. for at least 6 months immediately before election day or the day nomination papers are filed
  • Not be disqualified by law from voting, or from being nominated, elected, or holding office
  • To run for office in a municipal election, you must be nominated by at least 2 eligible electors

Are you Registered to Vote?

Votrers can register or update their information through the online voter registration system at www.elections.bc.ca/ovr. Online voter registration is generally halted a few months prior to the election date. Following the date prescribed by Elections BC, registration can only occur at the time of voting. 

Key Dates:

August 30Nomination period begins (9:00 am)
September 9Nomination period ends (4:00 pm)
September 13Deadline for challenge of candidate's nomination (4:00 pm)
September 19Declaration of election by voting or acclamation
October 5Advance voting opportunity (locations TBD)
October 15General voting day

Information for Candidates

- 2022 Candidate's Guide to Local Elections in B.C.

Polling Clerk Recruitment

We are currently seeking polling clerks to work in various locations for the 2022 Local Government Election. The Advance Poll will be held October 5, 2022 and General Voting Day is October 15, 2022. If you are interested, please fill out and return the Polling Clerks - 2022 Elections form.

Bylaw:

Bylaw No. 679, 2022 - A bylaw to provide for the determination of various procedures for the conduct of local government elections and other voting.