Surrey South By-election Candidates Confirmed

August 20, 2022

VICTORIA – The candidate nomination period for the Surrey South by-election closed at 1 p.m. today.

There are five candidates representing five registered political parties:

  • Jason Bax
  • Harman Bhangu
  • Pauline Greaves
    BC NDP
  • Simran Sarai
    BC Green Party
  • Elenore Sturko
    BC Liberal Party

For more information about candidates in the by-election, visit  

Residents of the Surrey South electoral district are eligible to vote in the by-election if they are:

  • 18 or older on September 10, 2022,
  • a Canadian citizen, and
  • a resident of British Columbia since March 9, 2022.

The boundaries of the Surrey South electoral district are shown in this map:

Eligible voters can register or update their voter information online at or by phone at 1-800-661-8683 until midnight on August 31. After August 31 eligible voters can still register or update their information when they vote, but doing so now will help make the voting process faster.

Election Day is Saturday, September 10. Advance voting will be available from September 1-4, and September 6-7. Note that advance voting places are closed on Labour Day, September 5. Eligible voters can also vote by mail or at the Surrey South district electoral office during office hours from now until 4 p.m. on September 10.

For more information visit

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Andrew Watson
Director, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709

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.