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Financing Report for Initiative on Voting Opportunities Now Available

The proponent of the initiative to change voting opportunities in provincial elections has filed their initiative petition financing report.

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New rules for elector organizations now in force

As of December 1, 2021, elector organizations are required to register with Elections BC.

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Initiative Petition to Conduct a Surrey Policing Referendum Unsuccessful

The initiative to conduct a Surrey policing binding referendum has failed and will not proceed further in the initiative petition process.

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New rules for elector organizations take effect December 1

Elector organizations will be required to register with Elections BC as of Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

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Initiative Petition on Voting Opportunities Unsuccessful

The Initiative to change voting opportunities in provincial elections has failed and will not proceed further in the initiative petition process.

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2021 Third Quarter Interim Financial Reports Available

Political party interim financial reports for July 1 to September 30, 2021 are now available.

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2020/21 Annual Report Discusses Highlights and Challenges of an Unprecedented Year

Elections BC's 2020/21 Annual Report and 2021/22-2023/24 Service Plan is now available.

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New Rules for Elector Organizations

New rules for elector organizations are coming into effect in Fall 2021.

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Initiative Petition to Conduct a Surrey Policing Referendum Issued by Chief Electoral Officer

Petition sheets for the Initiative to conduct a Surrey policing binding referendum were issued today to proponent Darlene Bennett.

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Administrative Monetary Penalties Posted Online

Elections BC has issued three administrative monetary penalties for contraventions of the Election Act that occurred during the 2020 Provincial General Election

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Upcoming Training for Elector Organizations

Elections BC is hosting virtual training sessions for financial agents and authorized principal officials of elector organizations this fall.

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Initiative on Voting Opportunities Issued by Chief Electoral Officer

Petition sheets for the Initiative to change voting opportunities in provincial elections were issued today to proponent Robert Harvey Bray.

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2021 Second Quarter Interim Financial Reports Available

Political party interim financial reports for April 1 to June 30, 2021 are now available.

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2020 Provincial General Election Report Available

The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the 2020 Provincial General Election is now available.

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Elections BC Recognizes the Passing of Former Chief Electoral Officer Harry Neufeld

Elections BC would like to acknowledge with sadness the passing of former Chief Electoral Officer Harry Neufeld on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

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Application Approved for Initiative Petition on Surrey Policing

An initiative petition application to conduct a Surrey policing binding referendum has been approved under the Recall and Initiative Act.

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Application Approved for Initiative Petition on Voting Opportunities

An initiative petition to change voting opportunities in provincial elections has been approved under the Recall and Initiative Act.

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Supplementary Campaign Financing Report Available for Colin Basran’s 2018 Campaign

A supplementary campaign financing report for Colin Basran’s 2018 mayoral campaign has been published on Elections BC’s website.

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We’re attending the myPITA Conference May 21 – connect with us!

On May 21, we’re excited to have a virtual booth at the spring conference hosted by the Provincial Intermediate and Middle Years Teachers’ Association (myPITA).

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2021 First Quarter Interim Financial Reports Available

Political party interim financial reports for January 1 to March 31, 2021 are now available.

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2020 Annual Financial Reports Available

2020 annual financial reports for political parties and constituency associations are now available.

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New Rules for Local Elections

The Local Elections Statutes Amendment Act, 2021 (Bill 9) establishes new campaign financing and advertising rules for local elections in B.C.

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Campaign Financing Statements for Victoria By-election Available

Campaign financing disclosure statements from 10 candidates and one elector organization who participated in the 2020 Victoria By-election are now available.

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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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