2018 General Local Elections
The general local elections in British Columbia are on October 20, 2018.
Elections BC does not administer candidate nominations for local elections in B.C. The nomination period for the 2018 General Local Elections is September 4 to 14, 2018. For information about becoming a candidate in a local election, contact the local Chief Election Officer.
Elections BC administers campaign financing and advertising rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act. Visit the candidates page for information about the rules for candidates.
Candidate nominations for the 2018 General Local Elections closed at 4 p.m. on September 14, 2018. As Elections BC receives information about candidates from local jurisdictions it is published and updated daily. A final list of candidates will be available the week of September 17, 2018.
Elections BC’s Role in Local Elections
Elections BC does not administer voting or candidate nominations for local elections. Find more information about who administers local elections here, and watch the video below to learn about Elections BC’s role in local elections.
- Elector organizations
- Third party sponsors
- Summary of new rules for the 2018 General Local Elections
- 2018 General Local Elections Timeline
- Expense limits for candidates and third parties
- Interest rates for permissible loans
- 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform advertising
Past General Local Elections
Click here for details about the 2014 General Local Elections.