Elections & Voting

General Local Government Elections

The next General Local Election for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Across BC general elections are now held every four years for Mayors, Councillors, Regional District Electoral Area Directors, School Board Trustees pursuant to the BC Local Government Act, the Community Charter, and the Local Campaign Financing Act (LECFA). The Provincial Government has produced a number of guides that voters and candidates may find helpful.  The next General Local Election will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Contacts

Chief Election Officer:  Kerry Fedosenko - 250-642-3335 or kerryfed@shaw.ca

Deputy Chief Election Officers: Tina Hansen - 250-474-3167 or thansen@metchosin.ca   
                                                      Amber Ward - 250-474-3167 or award@metchosin.ca  

 

Elections B.C.
Toll-free phone:  1-800-667-8683
Email:  electionsbc@elections.bc.ca  
Website:  www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

Information for Candidates

Information for Voters

Notices

Key Dates for Voters

   
Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Last day to meet the 6-month BC residency requirement before General Voting Day (October 15)
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
  • First day to request omission of personal information from the Voters List
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
  • Last day to request omission of personal information from the Voters List
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
  • Last day to meeting the 30-day District property ownership requirement for non-resident property electors before General Voting Day
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Advance voting opportunity - Metchosin Municipal Hall
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Advance voting opportunity - Metchosin Municipal Hall
Saturday, October 15, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • General Voting Day - Metchosin Community Hall
Wednesday, October 19 at 4:00 pm
  • Declaration of official results 

 

Key Dates for Candidates

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
  • Last day to meet 6-month BC residency requirement for candidates submitting nominations on September 9
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:00 am
  • Nomination period starts
Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm
  • Nomination period ends
Friday, September 16, 2022
  • Last day to withdraw as a candidate
Saturday, September 17, 2022
  • Election campaign period starts
Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • General voting day and declaration of unofficial results
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
  • Declaration of official election results 
Friday, January, 18, 2023
  • Deadline to file campaign financing disclosure statements to Elections BC