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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-661-8683.
Elections BC maintains a list of candidate nominations for the 2022 General Local Elections with information provided by local jurisdictions and a list of third party sponsors currently registered in relation to the 2022 General Local Elections. These lists are updated on an ongoing basis.
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|