Provincial Guides

Type of Guide Guide Summary
Provincial Third Party Advertising Sponsor Guides Election Advertising Not Requiring Authorization Statement This guide provides information on authorization statements and online advertising.
Provincial Third Party Advertising Sponsor Guides Guide to the Election Act The Election Act sets the rules for the provincial electoral process and this guide provides general information about the Act. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.
Election Official Guides Election Official Quick Reference Guide for Advance and Absentee Voting This is a step-by-step guide for election officials with illustrations.
Election Official Guides Election Official Quick Reference Guide for General Voting This is a step-by-step guide for election officials with illustrations.
Election Official Guides Election Official Quick Reference Guide for Absentee Voting on General Voting Day This is a step-by-step guide for election officials with illustrations.
Election Official Guides Information Officer Quick Reference Guide This is a step-by-step guide to General Voting Day procedures for information officers.
Election Official Guides Supervisory Voting Officer Quick Reference Guide This guide helps Supervisory Voting Officers manage voting, counting, and opening and closing a voting place. It should be used as a checklist of the key activities in these processes.
Election Official Guides Site-based Voting Area and Special Voting Quick Reference Guide This is a step-by-step guide for election officials with illustrations.
Election Official Guides Record of Voters who Voted on General Voting Day This is a record sheet used on General Voting Day be election officials.
Election Official Guides Sample Ballot Markings – Ordinary Ballot This is a sample of an ordinary ballot with accepted and unaccepted markings.
Election Official Guides Sample Ballot Markings – Write in Ballot This is a sample of a write-in ballot with accepted and unaccepted markings.
Leadership Contestant Guides Guide to the Election Act The Election Act sets the rules for the provincial electoral process and this guide provides general information about the Act. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.
Leadership Contestant Guides Guide for Financial Agents Appointed Under the Election Act This guide explains the financing, election advertising, and financial reporting rules in the Election Act and how those rules apply. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic. 
Nomination Contestant Guides Nomination Contestant Financing Report Completion Guide This is a step-by-step guide for preparing and completing nomination contestant financing reports.
Political Party Guides Guide to the Election Act The Election Act sets the rules for the provincial electoral process and this guide provides general information about the Act. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.
Political Party Guides Guide for Financial Agents Appointed Under the Election Act This guide explains the financing, election advertising, and financial reporting rules in the Election Act and how those rules apply. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic. 
Political Party Guides Political Party Guide to Registration This guide is being updated to reflect amendments to the Election Act. For more information, contact Provincial Electoral Finance at 1-800-661-8683 or electionsbc@elections.bc.ca.
Political Party Guides Guide for Candidate Representatives This guide provides general information to candidate representatives regarding their role in the electoral process. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic. 
Political Party Guides Election Advertising Not Requiring Authorization Statement This guide provides information on authorization statements and online advertising.
Provincial Candidate Guides Guide for Candidates

This guide provides information to candidates and prospective candidates for election as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. It provides an overview of the nomination procedures to become a candidate and the responsibilities, rights and duties of candidates during provincial elections. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.

Provincial Candidate Guides Guide for Candidate Representatives This guide provides general information to candidate representatives regarding their role in the electoral process. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic. 
Provincial Candidate Guides Election Advertising Not Requiring Authorization Statement This guide provides information on authorization statements and online advertising.
Provincial Candidate Guides Guide to the Election Act The Election Act sets the rules for the provincial electoral process and this guide provides general information about the Act. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.
Provincial Candidate Guides Guide for Financial Agents Appointed Under the Election Act This guide explains the financing, election advertising, and financial reporting rules in the Election Act and how those rules apply. This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic. 
Voting and Counting Guides Guide to Voting and Counting

This guide aims to help individuals understand voting and counting processes under the Election Act. It provides a framework and quick reference for voting and counts administered by district electoral officers (DEOs). This guide has been updated for an election administered during a pandemic.