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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 financial agent name and mailing address of 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 Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, please refer to the following information:

Current local by-elections dates and information


2017 Central Coast Regional District By-election – August 19

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

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 – Saturday, August 19, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 –
Friday, July 14, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, August 19, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, November 17, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, December 18, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Nanaimo By-election – July 8

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 Nanaimo.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Saturday, July 8, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 –
Friday, June 2, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, July 8, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, October 6, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, November 6, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Lake Country By-election – June 24

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact The Municipality of Lake Country.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 –
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 –
Friday, May 19, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, June 24, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, September 22, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, October 23, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Creston By-election – June 10

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 Creston.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – Saturday, June 10, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 –
Friday, May 5, 2017
Nomination period
Saturday, June 10, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, September 8, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Revelstoke School District (SD19) By-election – April 29

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 Revelstoke.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – Saturday, April 29, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – Friday, March 24, 2017 Nomination period
Saturday, April 29, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, July 28, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, August 28, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Gold Trail School District (SD74) By-election – April 22

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 Lillooet.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Saturday, April 22, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Friday, March 17, 2017 Nomination period
Saturday, April 22, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, July 21, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, August 21, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Cariboo-Chilcotin School District (SD27) By-election – March 25

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 100 Mile House.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Saturday, March 25, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Friday, February 17, 2017 Nomination period
Saturday, March 25, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, June 23, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, July 24, 2017 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

2017 Port Clements By-election – March 25

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 Port Clements.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Saturday, March 25, 2017 Election proceedings period
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Friday, February 17, 2017 Nomination period
Saturday, March 25, 2017 General Voting Day
Friday, June 23, 2017 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, July 24, 2017 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.