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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:

Current local by-elections dates and information


2018 Wells By-election – June 9

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 Wells.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 –
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Election proceedings period
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 –
Friday, May 4, 2018
Nomination period
Saturday, June 9, 2018 General Voting Day
Friday, September 7, 2018 Financing disclosure statement filing deadline
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

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.