2022 General Local Elections

The 2022 General Local Elections were held on October 15, 2022.

Elections BC administers campaign financing, disclosure and election advertising rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act. Elections BC does not administer voting, counting or results reporting at the local level.

Disclosure statements

Disclosure statements filed with Elections BC by the January 13, 2023 deadline are now available in the Financial Reports and Political Contributions System.

Outstanding disclosure statements for the 2022 General Local Elections may be filed by February 13, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. with a $500 late filing fee. If you have questions about filing your disclosure statement, contact electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca or call 1-800-661-8683.

Who does what in local elections

Unlike provincial elections, local government and school board elections in B.C. are not run by one single entity. Elections BC is one of several authorities that play a role in general local elections, by-elections and assent voting.

If you have questions about… Contact…
Voting and ballots Local Chief Election Officers
Nomination process Local Chief Election Officers
Advertising rules Elections BC
Campaign financing and disclosure rules Elections BC
Registration of elector organizations Elections BC
School trustees/school board elections Ministry of Education
Legislation for local elections Ministry of Municipal Affairs