Local Government Elections

Voters List

A local government may, by bylaw, use extracts from the provincial voters list as the register of resident electors for local government elections. To order provincial voters list extracts, complete and submit the form below to Elections BC.

Provincial Voters List Request Form [PDF - 176 KB]

Election Date

The last General Voting Day for local government elections in BC was Saturday, November 15, 2014. Results from the election are available at CivicInfo BC.

Campaign Finance

Elections BC oversees the campaign financing and third party advertising rules for local elections. Local jurisdictions maintain responsibility for administering voting and accepting candidate nomination forms.

Elections BC administers local elections campaign financing and advertising rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act (LECFA). Responsibilities include:

  • accepting, reviewing and publishing disclosure statements and supplementary reports
  • registering third party sponsors during elections
  • registering assent voting advertising sponsors outside of an election
  • undertaking investigations and audits
  • recommending prosecutions for offences under LECFA

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