General local elections in B.C. are held every four years on the third Saturday in October. The next general local elections will be held on October 15, 2022.
2022 General Local Elections information will be posted here. For the 2022 General Local Elections council adopted the attached report outlining the appointment of election officials.
The Ministry of Transportation has issued the following statement:
With local government elections approaching, candidates across the province are erecting signs on public property, including highway corridors.
For safety reason, it is important that candidates follow guidelines for posting election signs on highways rights-of-way. These guidelines are outlined on the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure website.
To help inform candidates, it would help if municipalities could share the link to the guidelines on your websites.
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Please click HERE for information on Frequently Asked Questions.
- What is the criteria to run for Local Government Office? Please click Here for more information.
- What are the regulations for posting election/political signage? Please click Here for information.
- Thinking of running for local office? Please click Here for information.
ELECTORAL AND CANDIDATE INFORMATIONAL BROCHURES
Chief Election Officer
2018 Election Results click here.
Determination of Official Voting Results click here.
The Chief Election Officer must declare the official election results before 4:00 p.m. on the fourth day following the close of general voting.
Previous Election Related Information:
CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSION Thursday, AUGUST 30, 2018 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Lakers Clubhouse, 7000 Cummins Road, Vernon, BC
This workshop will be open, FREE of charge, to anyone who is interested in being a candidate in the local government elections in: The District of Coldstream The City of Vernon The Village of Lumby The Township of Spallumcheen
Through this election site, the public can access election information and frequently asked questions.