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Chief Electoral Officer’s Statement on Bill 9, Local Elections Statutes Amendment Act, 2021

Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman has issued the statement in response to the introduction of Bill 9, the Local Elections Statutes Amendment Act, 2021.

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2020 Election Financing Reports Available for Late Filers, Filers Granted an Extension

2020 election financing reports for late filers and filers granted an extension are now available.

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Website Outage

Our website will be offline for planned maintenance from 6-10 a.m. on Sunday, February 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Late Filing of Third Party Sponsor Initial Disclosure Reports

Third party sponsors must file an initial disclosure report within 14 days of spending $10,000 on election advertising during a provincial election.

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2020 Fourth Quarter Interim Financial Reports Available

Political party interim financial reports for October 1 to December 31, 2020 are now available.

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2020 Provincial General Election Financing Reports Available

Election financing reports for the 2020 provincial election are now available.

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Annual Allowances for Political Parties

Elections BC has issued payments for the 2021 annual allowances for eligible political parties.

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2020 BC Green Party Leadership Contestant Financing Reports Available

The 2020 BC Green Party leadership contestant financing reports are now available on the Elections BC website.

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2019/20 Annual Report highlights successes, challenges and legislative change

The 2019/20 fiscal year was one of tremendous activity and change for Elections BC. Read our Annual Report to learn more.

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Voter Turnout Estimate Updated; Interim Statement of Votes Available

Elections BC has updated its estimate of voter turnout in the 2020 Provincial General Election from 52.4% to 54.5% of registered voters.

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West Vancouver-Sea to Sky Judicial Recount Complete

The judicial recount in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky electoral district is complete.

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Late Filing of Third Party Sponsor Initial Disclosure Report

Third party sponsors must file an initial disclosure report within 14 days of spending $10,000 on election advertising during a provincial general election.

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2020 Victoria By-election Advertising Rules in Effect November 14

Advertising rules for the 2020 Victoria By-election come into effect on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The by-election will be held on Saturday, December 12.

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Final Count Complete

Final count for the 2020 Provincial General Election is complete in every electoral district in the province.

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Media Advisory: Final Count Complete in West Vancouver-Sea to Sky, Judicial Recount to Be Held

The final count of absentee and mail-in ballots is complete in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky electoral district.

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Media Advisory: Update on Preparations for Final Count

Preparations are nearing completion for the final count of mail-in and other absentee ballots in the provincial election.

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Media Advisory: 2020 Interim Financial Reports Available

Political party interim financial reports for July 1 to September 30, 2020 are now available.

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Preliminary Voter Turnout Estimate Available

Elections BC estimates that at least 52.4% of registered voters voted in the 2020 Provincial General Election.

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Voting Place Updates

The following voting places for the 2020 Provincial General Election have been updated.

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General Voting Day Tips for Voters

If you haven’t cast your ballot already, October 24 is your last chance to vote in the 2020 Provincial General Election! Here’s what you need to know.

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Election advertising and the 100 metre rule

General Voting Day for the 2020 Provincial General Election is on Saturday, October 24, and election advertising rules will be in effect. Learn more.

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Media Advisory: Preliminary Advance Voting Turnout Available

Preliminary turnout figures for the first day of advance voting are now available on the Elections BC website. Updated turnout numbers will be published after e

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Media Advisory: Vote-by-mail Update

Elections BC has received an unprecedented number of vote-by-mail package requests this election. As of October 13, 680,000 voters have requested vote-by-mail p

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Advance Voting Begins This Week

Advance voting for the 2020 Provincial General Election begins this Thursday, October 15 and runs until Wednesday, October 21.

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Investigation in Surrey-Fleetwood Complete: No Evidence of Corrupt Voting Found

Elections BC has concluded an investigation into an allegation of corrupt voting in the Surrey-Fleetwood electoral district. The investigation found no evidence

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