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2022 General Local Government Election

Saturday,
January 1, 2022
Election period (to Friday, September 16). Campaigns must report all expenses incurred during the election period.
Monday,
July 18, 2022
Pre-campaign period (to Friday, September 16). At the beginning of this period, election advertising rules come into force and continue through general voting day.
Tuesday,
August 2, 2022
Deadline (4:30 pm) for Elector Organizations to file a registration application to participate in the 2022 General Local Election (must register with Elections BC; for more info contact: 1-800-661-8683 or electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca)
Tuesday,
August 23, 2022
Advance elector registration closes (registration will reopen on voting days)
Tuesday,
August 30, 2022
Availability of official List of Electors
Tuesday,
August 30, 2022
Nomination period BEGINS 9:00 am
Tuesday,
August 30, 2022
Challenge of nomination or endorsement period BEGINS 9:00 am
Friday,
September 9, 2022
Nomination period ENDS 4:00 pm
(deadline for candidates to file their nomination papers with the Chief Election Officer)
Friday,
September 9, 2022
Declaration of candidates at Municipal Hall after 4:00 pm
Tuesday,
September 13, 2022
Challenge of nomination or endorsement period ENDS 4:00 pm
Friday,
September 16, 2022
Candidate nomination withdrawal deadline 4:00 pm
Friday,
September 16, 2022
Elector organization endorsement withdrawal deadline 4:00 pm
Saturday,
September 17, 2022
Campaign period begins (to October 15) Candidate and third party expense limits apply during this period
Monday,
September 19, 2022
Declaration of election by voting OR declaration of candidates elected by acclamation after 4:00 pm
Friday,
September 23, 2022
Mail-In ballot packages available (date to be confirmed)
Wednesday,
October 5, 2022
Advance voting day #1 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Municipal Hall)
Wednesday,
October 12, 2022
Advance voting day #2 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Municipal Hall)
Saturday,
October 15, 2022
General voting day (8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Municipal Hall)
Wednesday,
October 19, 2022
Declaration of official election results 4:00 pm
Monday,
November 7, 2022
Inaugural Council Meeting
Friday,
January 13, 2023
Campaign financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday,
February 18, 2023
Campaign financing disclosure statement LATE filing deadline (with a $500 late filing fee)
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