Forms, Notices and Guides

Nomination Documents:

Nomination Package Available - July 27, 2018

Those interested in running as a candidate in the 2018 General Local Election will be able to pick up nomination packages for Mayor, Councillor and Elector Organizations starting Friday, July 27, 2018.

Summary of qualifications for the office of Mayor and Councillor. 

You must:

  • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day (October 20, 2018);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately prior to filing nomination documents (prior to March 14, 2018);
  • not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Summary of qualifications for the office of school trustee. 

You must:

  •  be 18 years of age or older on general voting day (October 20, 2018);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately prior to filing nomination documents (prior to March 14, 2018);
  •  not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, the School Act, or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Packages will be available for pick up until 4:00 pm on September 14, 2018, from the District Office located at 1980 Millstream Road.

Those picking up packages will be required to provide their names however, their names will not be publicly released. The nomination package contains all the information an interested person needs to know in order to become a candidate to run in the election, including rules regarding election signage, required number of nominators, and other applicable resource material. There is no fee to pick up a nomination package

Deadline to submit nomination documents to the Chief Election Officer at the District Office is 4:00pm, Friday, September 14, 2018.

Forms:

 Notices:

Notice of Advance Voter Registration  (advertised on August 8 & 15) 

Notice of Nomination (advertised on August 8 & 15)

Declaration of Candidates as of 4:00pm, Friday, September 14, 2018 (Close of Nomination Period)

Guides/Resources:

Candidate's Guide to Local Government Elections
Community Charter
Election 101
Elections BC
Elections BC – campaign financing disclosure statements
Elector Organization Guide
Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing
Local Elections Campaign Financing Act (LECFA)
Local Elections Campaign Financing Expense Limit Regulation 309/2016
School Act
Thinking About Running for Local Office?Local Government Act
You have Decided to Run for Council 
Voter's Guide
What Every Candidate Needs to Know