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Candidate Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs and answers will be published here on an ongoing basis. We encourage candidates to check this page regularly.

Any questions regarding the 2022 General Local Election can be directed to the Chief Election Officer at


The Province of BC has many excellent resources for candidates—both prospective and those who have already made the decision to run.

The Province of BC’s page on general local elections is a good starting point for candidates. So too are the videos on the basics of general local elections page and the page dedicated to answering the question thinking of running for local office?

If you have made the decision to run, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the “guidance and resources” tab on the general local elections page.

This section includes a series of helpful videos giving potential candidates information about the role they would play, how best they can serve their community, and the impact they would have, as an elected official. Some of the essential links are also provided below.

Essential Resources

Additional Resources

Workshops and Information Sessions

Forms, Notices, and Applicable Policies

Forms and notices will be available in July, August, and September of 2022

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