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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


2019 Fraser Cascade School District (SD78) By-election – July 27, 2019

For information not related to campaign financing or advertising, such as how to vote or how to file nomination papers, please contact the Fraser Cascade School District (SD78).

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 –
Friday, June 21, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, June 29, 2019 –
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, July 27, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, October 25, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, November 25, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Nakusp By-election – July 13, 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 Nakusp.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 –
Friday, June 7, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, June 15, 2019 –
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, July 13, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, October 11, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, November 12, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Stikine School District (SD87) By-election – July 13, 2019

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. 87 (Stikine).

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 –
Friday, June 7, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, June 15, 2019 –
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, July 13, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, October 11, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, November 12, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Metro Vancouver Regional District By-election – June 15, 2019

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

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 –
Friday, May 10, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, May 18, 2019 –
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, June 15, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, September 13, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, October 15, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $7,817.24

2019 Cranbrook By-election – May 11, 2019

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

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 –
Friday, April 5, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, April 13, 2019 –
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, May 11, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, August 9, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, September 9, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $8,835.88

2019 Haida Gwaii School District (SD50) By-election – May 11, 2019

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. 50 (Haida Gwaii).

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 –
Friday, April 5, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, April 13, 2019 –
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, May 11, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, August 9, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, September 9, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Powell River By-election – April 6, 2019

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

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 –
Friday, March 1, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, March 9, 2019 –
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, April 6, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, July 5, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $6,738.00

2019 North Saanich By-election – April 6, 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 North Saanich.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 –
Friday, March 1, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, March 9, 2019 –
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, April 6, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, July 5, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,546.50

2019 Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District By-election – April 6, 2019

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

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 –
Friday, March 1, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, March 9, 2019 –
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, April 6, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, July 5, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Cariboo Regional District By-election – March 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 Cariboo Regional District.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 –
Friday, February 22, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, March 2, 2019 –
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, March 30, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, June 28, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, July 29, 2019 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.