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2018 General Local Elections

The general local elections in British Columbia are on October 20, 2018.

General Local Elections

Candidate nominations

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.


Past General Local Elections

Click here for details about the 2014 General Local Elections.