2019 Electoral Area G By-Election

2019 Electoral Area G By-Election

Declaration of Election by Acclamation

News Release - Lehann Wallace Set to be Named New Director for Electoral Area G

A by-election for Electoral Area G will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019, with advanced voting opportunities being held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, and Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

The rules regarding by-elections are for the most part the same as those for general local elections – in other words, the same rules typically apply for matters such as the roles and responsibilities of the local government and Elections BC, elections administration, voter eligibility and voting, qualifications for running for office and campaign finance rules.

As part of the General Local Election system in British Columbia, Electoral Area Directors may be elected by acclamation (in the case of a single qualified candidate) or by voting (where there is more than one qualified candidate).

2019 Electoral Area G By-Election Important Dates

Start of Election Period Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Start of Nomination Period Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:00 am
End of Nomination Period Friday, August 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Declaration of Candidates Friday, August 30, 2019
Period to challenge candidate nominations ends Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Start of Campaign Period Saturday, September 7, 2019
Advance Voting Opportunity Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Second Advance Voting Opportunity Wednesday, October 2, 2019
End of Campaign Period Saturday, October 5, 2019
General Voting Day Saturday, October 5, 2019
Determination of Official Election Results Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Financing Disclosure Statement Filing Deadline Friday, January 3, 2020

Contact Information
Tricia Mayea, Chief Election Officer
Jacquie Hill, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Delcy Wells, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Cheryl Golding, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Lisa Rowbotham, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Telephone: 250-390-4111
Email: vote@rdn.bc.ca