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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 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

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

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.