FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2023
PEACE RIVER NORTH RECALL PETITION UNSUCCESSFUL
VICTORIA – The petition to recall Dan Davies, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Peace River North, has failed. The petition was not submitted to Elections BC by April 4, 2023, the deadline established by the Recall and Initiative Act.
The petition was issued to proponent Joseph Wayne Bell on February 3, 2023. A total of 23 voters registered as canvassers to collect signatures.
The recall proponent, MLA and advertising sponsors must file financial disclosure reports with the Chief Electoral Officer by May 2, 2023.
Twenty-nine recall petitions have been issued since the Recall and Initiative Act came into force in 1995. None have met the requirements established by the Act.
For more information about the recall petition process, visit the Elections BC website at https://elections.bc.ca/recall-initiative/recall/.
Elections BC is the independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia under provincial legislation, including the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.