Local By-elections

Elections BC oversees campaign financing and election advertising rules for local by-elections in B.C., but does not administer voting or candidate nominations. For key by-election dates and disclosure deadlines, click the local event information below.

For general information about local government by-elections in B.C., see the Province of B.C.’s Local Government By-elections page.

Current local by-elections dates and information


2022 Nanaimo Regional District By-election – June 4, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Key Dates Deadlines
April 19, 2022 – April 29, 2022 Nomination period
May 7, 2022 – June 4, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, June 4, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, September 2, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, October 3, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2022 Lytton By-election – April 30, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Lytton.

Key Dates Deadlines
March 15, 2022 – March 25, 2022 Nomination period
April 2, 2022 – April 30, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, April 30, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, July 29, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, August 29, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2022 Silverton By-election – April 9, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Silverton.

Key Dates Deadlines
February 22, 2022 – March 4, 2022 Nomination period
March 12, 2022 – April 9, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, April 9, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, July 8, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, August 8, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2022 Wells By-election – February 5, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Wells.

Key Dates Deadlines
December 21, 2021 – December 31, 2021 Nomination period
January 8, 2022 – February 5, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, February 5, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, May 6, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, June 6, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit Mayor: $10,000.00
Councillor: $5,000.00

2022 Nanaimo Ladysmith School (SD68) By-election – January 15, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact School District No. 68.

Key Dates Deadlines
November 30, 2021 – December 10, 2021 Nomination period
December 18, 2021 – January 15, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, January 15, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, April 19, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, May 16, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit Area 1: $38,678.00

2022 Prince George School District (SD57) By-election – January 15, 2022

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact School District No. 57.

Key Dates Deadlines
November 30, 2021 – December 10, 2021 Nomination period
December 18, 2021 – January 15, 2022 Campaign period
Saturday, January 15, 2022 General Voting Day
Friday, April 19, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, May 16, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit Area 1: $26,810.48
Area 2: $5,000.00

2021 Vernon By-election – December 4, 2021

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the City of Vernon.

Key Dates Deadlines
October 19, 2021 – October 29, 2021 Nomination period
November 6, 2021 – December 4, 2021 Campaign period
Saturday, December 4, 2021 General Voting Day
Friday, March 4, 2022 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, April 4, 2022 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $15,115.72