Mail Ballot Voting

Mail Ballot Voting

Voting by mail is permitted for Eligible Electors within the electoral areas of the Cowichan Valley Regional District for Electoral Area Director, School District Trustees, Islands Trust Local Trust Area Trustees, and Referenda. In addition, mail ballot voting is available for Eligible Electors of the City of Duncan, Municipality of North Cowichan, or Town of Lake Cowichan for assent voting only, who: (The Town of Ladysmith is conducting its own mail ballot voting including regional assent voting [referenda])

  • would be unable to attend a voting place due to physical disability, illness or injury that effects their ability to vote at a Voting Place; or
  • reside west of the E&N Land Grant located west of Cowichan Lake in Electoral Area F - Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls; OR on an island located within Electoral Area G - Saltair Gulf Islands; or
  • expect to be absent from the Cowichan Valley Regional District on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities; 

may vote by mail.

Please feel free to proceed directly to the online application form, however we will ask that you review the Mail Ballot Voting deadline document below prior to completing the application to ensure your request can be completed on time. If you are unsure as to whether your name is presently on either the resident or non-resident voters list(s) please contact us for to verify this information using the contact information below.

Applications for mail ballots may also be arranged by contacting the CVRD Legislative Services Division at 250.746.2505 or by email at on regular business days between 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2018 and 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018. 

Mail Ballot Voting Deadlines

Online Application Form

Mail Ballot Voting Instructions

Mail Ballot Voting Qualifications and Declaration

Resident Property Elector Form (200M)

CVRD Non-Resident Property Elector Application and Consent Form

Islands Trust Non-Resident Property Elector Application and Consent Form