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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 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

2019 Lytton By-election – March 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 Village of Lytton.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 –
Friday, January 25, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, February 2, 2019 –
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, March 2, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, May 31, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2019 Islands Trust (Hornby Island) By-election – March 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 Islands Trust.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 –
Friday, January 25, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, February 2, 2019 –
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Campaign period
Saturday, March 2, 2019 General Voting Day
Friday, May 31, 2019 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, July 2, 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.