Elections & Voting

General Local Government Elections

The next General Local Election for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Across BC general elections are now held every four years for Mayors, Councillors, Regional District Electoral Area Directors, School Board Trustees pursuant to the BC Local Government Act, the Community Charter, and the Local Campaign Financing Act (LECFA). The Provincial Government has produced a number of guides that voters and candidates may find helpful.  The next General Local Election will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Contacts

Chief Election Officer:  Kerry Fedosenko - 250-642-3335 or kerryfed@shaw.ca

Deputy Chief Election Officers:  Tammie Van Swieten - 250-474-3167 or tvanswieten@metchosin.ca
                                                       Tina Hansen - 250-474-3167 or thansen@metchosin.ca

Elections B.C.
Toll-free phone:  1-800-667-8683
Email:  electionsbc@elections.bc.ca  
Website:  www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

Information for Candidates

Information for Voters

Notices

Important Dates

   
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:00 am to Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm 
  • Nomination period begins -  Nomination packages available for distribution at the Municipal Hall
  • List of electors available for inspection at the Municipal Hall
September 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm 
  • Nomination period ends
Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • You must be a resident of the District of Metchosin from this day forward to be eligible to vote on general voting day
  • Non-residents must own property in the District of Metchosin from this day forward to be eligible to vote on general voting day

Monday, July 18, 2022 to Friday, September 15, 2022

  • Pre-campaign Period (At the beginning of this period election advertising rules come into force and continue through to General Voting Day).
Saturday, September 15, 2022 to Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Campaign Period begins (The period that begins on the 28th day before General Voting Day and ends at the close of voting on General Voting Day.  Candidate and third party expense limits apply during this period).
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Advance voting opportunity - Metchosin Municipal Hall
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Advance voting opportunity - Metchosin Municipal Hall
Saturday, October 15, 2022, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • General Voting Day - Metchosin Community Hall
October 19, 2022, by 4:00 pm
  • Last day for Declaration of Official Election Results

Friday, January 13, 2023

Monday, February 13, 2023 (late filing with $500 late filing fee)

  • Campaign Financing Disclosure Statement Deadlines to be filed