2022 Surrey South By-election

Final count for the Surrey South by-election is complete. The Chief Electoral Officer has declared Elenore Sturko elected as the MLA for Surrey South.

Final voting results are shown below. Preliminary voter turnout was 19.9%.

Candidate's ballot name Affiliation Total valid votes % of popular vote
Jason Bax Libertarian 221 2.06%
Harman Bhangu Conservative 1,364 12.70%
Pauline Greaves BC NDP 3,221 29.99%
Simran Sarai BC Green Party 368 3.43%
Elenore Sturko BC Liberal Party 5,568 51.83%

Expense Limits

Expense limits for political parties, candidates and third party advertisers in the Surrey South by-election are shown below.

Participant Type Expense Limit
Political Party $67,058.28
Candidate $67,058.28
Third party sponsor $3,468.53

Key dates

Date Milestone
August 13 2022 Surrey South By-election called
August 20, 1 p.m. Candidate nominations close
August 31, midnight Voter registration online and by phone closes
September 1-4, and September 6-7, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Advance voting
September 4, 8 p.m. Deadline to request a vote-by-mail package
September 10, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election Day
After 8 p.m. on Election Day Initial count - Preliminary results announced
September 14 Final count - Final results announced
September 21 Writ of election returned to the Chief Electoral Officer

Who can vote

You could vote in the Surrey South by-election if you were:

The boundaries of the Surrey South electoral district are shown in this map. If you aren't sure what electoral district you live in, contact Elections BC.

Ways to vote

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Election Day was Saturday, September 10. Voting places were open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Advance voting

There were six days of advance voting in the Surrey South by-election. Advance voting places were open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on September 1-4, and September 6-7.

District Electoral Office

Voting was available at the Surrey South district electoral office during office hours.

Voting by mail

Vote-by-mail packages for the 2022 Surrey South By-election can no longer be requested. Elections BC must have received completed vote-by-mail packages no later than 8 p.m. on September 10.

Candidates

Candidate nominations for the Surrey South by-election are now closed. The final list of candidates is shown below.

Candidate name Affiliation Financial agent Official agent
Jason Bax Libertarian Jason Bax
858 164 St
Surrey, BC V4A 4Y5
778-545-0530
Harman Bhangu Conservative Sacha Peter
4420 Williams Rd
Richmond, BC V7E 1J9
778-878-9223
Pauline Greaves BC NDP Raged Anwar
83-15233 34 Ave
Surrey, BC V3Z 2T7
778-992-0096
Simran Sarai BC Green Party Simon Lewis
PO Box 8088 Stn Central
Victoria, BC V8W 3R7
888-473-3686
Elenore Sturko BC Liberal Party Kevin Tang
PO Box 28131 RPO West Pender
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T7
604-606-6000
Mark Robertson
PO Box 28131 RPO West Pender
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T7
604-606-6000

Guide for Campaigns

The Guide for Campaigns provides political parties and candidates an overview of what to expect in the Surrey South by-election.

The Calendar for Campaigns shows key dates and activities relevant to campaigns for the by-election.

Surrey South District Electoral Office

Address: #200-5477 152nd St Surrey BC

Phone: 236-455-4572

Email: deosus@elections.bc.ca

Hours of operation:

  • Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Advance voting and Election Day, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • September 5, Labour Day – Closed

Resources

Voting results by voting place

Interim Statement of Votes

Advance voting turnout

Preliminary turnout figures from advance voting are shown below.

Sept 1 Sept 2 Sept 3 Sept 4 Sept 6 Sept 7 Total advance turnout Total registered voters
(as of Aug 13)
763 616 675 704 1,013 1,079 4,850 53,972

Voter's Guide

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