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Local By-elections

Elections BC oversees campaign financing and advertising rules for local by-elections in B.C. This includes publishing the names and mailing addresses of financial agents for declared candidates and the full name and sponsorship information of all registered third party advertising sponsors. See the specific event below for details. Local governments and boards of education administer all other aspects of local by-elections. Please contact your local government or board of education for information about by-election voting and results. For details about the rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, please refer to the following information:

Current local by-elections dates and information


2018 Burns Lake By-election – January 20

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Burns Lake.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 –
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 –
Friday, December 15, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, January 20, 2018 General Voting Day
Friday, April 20, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2018 Hudson’s Hope By-election – January 20

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Hudson’s Hope.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 –
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 –
Friday, December 15, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, January 20, 2018 General Voting Day
Friday, April 20, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Oliver By-election – December 2

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Town of Oliver.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 –
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 –
Friday, October 27, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, December 2, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, March 2, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 View Royal By-election – November 18

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Town of View Royal.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 –
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 –
Friday, October 13, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, November 18, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, February 16, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Queen Charlotte By-election – November 18

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Queen Charlotte.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 –
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 –
Friday, October 13, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, November 18, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, February 16, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Kaslo By-election – November 4

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Kaslo.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 –
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 –
Friday, September 29, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, November 4, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, February 2, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 5, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Whistler By-election – October 28

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 –
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 –
Friday, September 22, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, October 28, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, January 26, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, February 26, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Cranbrook By-election – October 21

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Cranbrook.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 –
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 –
Friday, September 15, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, October 21, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, January 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, February 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Lions Bay By-election – October 21

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Lions Bay.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 –
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 –
Friday, September 15, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, October 21, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, January 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, February 19, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Vancouver School District (SD39) By-election – October 14

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Vancouver.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 –
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 –
Friday, September 8, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, October 14, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, January 12, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Vancouver By-election – October 14

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Vancouver.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 –
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 –
Friday, September 8, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, October 14, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, January 12, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Kamloops By-election – September 30

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Kamloops.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Friday, August 25, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, September 30, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, December 29, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 29, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Cowichan Valley Regional District By-election – September 30

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Friday, August 25, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, September 30, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, December 29, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 29, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Port Moody By-election – September 30

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Port Moody.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 –
Friday, August 25, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, September 30, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, December 29, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 29, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Saanich By-election – September 23

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Saanich.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 –
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 –
Friday, August 18, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, September 23, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, December 22, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 22, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Wells By-election – September 16

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Wells.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 –
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 –
Friday, August 11, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, September 16, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, December 15, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 15, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Past local by-elections

Click here for details on local by-elections since the 2014 General Local Elections with disclosure statement filing deadlines in the past.