Elections / Referenda
General Local Government Elections:
The next Local Elections will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, with advance voting opportunities on Wednesday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 16. Polling stations will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the exception of the Special Voting Opportunity on Thetis Island for Islands Trust. These hours will be determined by the Chief Election Officer and posted at a later date.
General questions about local government elections in BC may be found in this informative guide.
Regional Assent Voting - Referenda:
In addition to voting in upcoming local government elections, eligible electors of the CVRD and its four member municipalities will be provided opportunity to vote in region wide Assent Voting (Referenda). Advance and General Voting dates are listed above. Please note the Town of Ladysmith's second day of Advance Voting is Wednesday, October 17 rather than the 16th.
Eligible electors will be asked two Referendum questions to establish regional services. More information on regional assent voting is available here.
Information for Candidates:
General information for Candidates for Electoral Area Director is available here. An updated listing of 2018 CVRD Electoral Area Director Candidates can be found on CivicInfo or Elections BC. The Declaration of Candidates (Close of Nomination Period) can be viewed here.
Voter Registration and Qualifications:
General information for Voters is available here.
Availability of List of Electors/Objections and Non-Resident Property Elector Advance Registration
Joint Notice of Nomination
Notice of Nomination - Electoral Area H - North Oyster/Diamond Specific