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VIRL: Navigate the 2022 Civic Election

Posted on: September 18, 2022

Ready for the 2022 General Local Election?

The General Local Election happens this October. Not only are there key dates coming up for people interested in putting their names forward for municipal councils, regional district electoral areas, boards of education (and more) and for voters, but there is a lot of information to help potential candidates and the public navigate the election season.

We’re here to help and will be sharing resources and information throughout the election, so be sure to bookmark this page.

What are the key dates? 

Nomination period: the period for candidates to submit their nominations to local election officials is Tuesday, August 30 to Friday, September 9, 2022.

Campaign period: from Saturday, September 17 to Saturday October 15.

General Voting Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022

(Find more information on the Election BC website)

Interested in putting your name forward? 

The BC government has pulled together resources around the importance of running for elected positions and to help guide people on how to become a candidate in the General Local Election. For more information, visit the B.C. government website.

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