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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 Zeballos By-election – February 29, 2020

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 Zeballos.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 –
Friday, January 24, 2020
Nomination period
Saturday, February 1, 2020 –
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, February 29, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, May 29, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, June 29, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2020 Bulkley-Nechako Regional District By-election – February 29, 2020

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 Bulkley-Nechako.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 –
Friday, January 24, 2020
Nomination period
Saturday, February 1, 2020 –
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, February 29, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, May 29, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Monday, June 29, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2020 Tahsis By-election – February 22, 2020

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 Tahsis.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 –
Friday, January 17, 2020
Nomination period
Saturday, January 25, 2020 –
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, February 22, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, May 22, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, June 22, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2020 Squamish-Lillooet Regional District By-election – February 15, 2020

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

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 –
Friday, January 10, 2020
Nomination period
Saturday, January 18, 2020 –
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, February 15, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, May 15, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, June 15, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

2020 Kootenay-Columbia School District (SD20) By-election – January 25, 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. 20.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 –
Friday, December 20, 2019
Nomination period
Saturday, December 28, 2019 –
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Campaign period
Saturday, January 25, 2020 General Voting Day
Friday, April 24, 2020 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, May 25, 2020 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Candidate expense limit $5,000.00

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

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.