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Local By-elections

Elections BC oversees campaign financing and advertising rules for local by-elections in B.C. This includes publishing the names and mailing addresses of financial agents for declared candidates and the full name and sponsorship information of all registered third party advertising sponsors. See the specific event below for details. Local governments and boards of education administer all other aspects of local by-elections. Please contact your local government or board of education for information about by-election voting and results. For details about the rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, please refer to the following information:


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Current local by-elections dates and information


2020 Sea to Sky School District (SD48) By-election – January 18, 2020

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact School District No. 48.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 –
Friday, December 13, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, December 21, 2019 –
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, January 18, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, April 17, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Telkwa By-election – November 30, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Telkwa.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 –
Friday, October 25, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, November 2, 2019 –
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, November 30, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, February 28, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 30, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Osoyoos By-election – November 2, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Town of Osoyoos.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 –
Friday, September 27, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, October 5, 2019 –
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, November 2, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, January 31, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 2, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Tofino By-election – November 2, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Tofino.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 –
Friday, September 27, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, October 5, 2019 –
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, November 2, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, January 31, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, March 2, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Nanaimo Regional District By-election – October 5, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 –
Friday, August 30, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, September 7, 2019 –
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, October 5, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, January 3, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, February 3, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Sooke By-election – September 28, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Sooke.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 –
Friday, August 23, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, August 31, 2019 –
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, September 28, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, December 27, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 27, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $6,978.50

2019 Port Alice By-election – September 14, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Village of Port Alice.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 –
Friday, August 9, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, August 17, 2019 –
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, September 14, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, December 13, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 13, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Stewart By-election – September 7, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the District of Stewart.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 –
Friday, August 2, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, August 10, 2019 –
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, September 7, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, December 6, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, January 6, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

Past local by-elections

Click here for details on local by-elections since the 2014 General Local Elections with disclosure statement filing deadlines in the past.