General Local Election - October 20, 2018
General Election Information
Elections and by-elections are conducted according to the rules and regulations set out in the Local Government Act which governs local government elections throughout B.C.
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Declaration of Election By Voting (link available September 20)
Notice of Nominations (link available August 7)
Local Government Elections, Saturday, October 20, 2018
Electors of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will elect an Electoral Area Director for a four year term ending in the fall of 2022.
Olalla electors will also elect four Local Community Commission members to the Olalla Local Community Commission for a four year term ending in the fall of 2022.
Candidate Nomination Packages - Nomination Packages are available at the Regional District Office located at 101 Martin Street, Penticton, BC beginning July 27, 2018 during regular office hours.
Legislation governing local government elections include:
- RDOS Bylaw No. 2798, 2018 consolidated
- Local Government Act Part 3
- Local Government Election Regulation, BC Reg. 380/93
- Local Election Campaign Financing act
- Financial Disclosure Act
- Financial Disclosure Act Reg. 32/2001
Hard copies of the legislation are available from the Regional District Office. These are provided for your convenience only; the official versions may be obtained from the Queen’s Printer, Crown Publications Inc., 521 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9K4 604 386-4636, or may be available at your public library.
You may wish to refer to the following websites for more information:
- ElectionsBC: www.elections.bc.ca/
- Provincial Government: www.gov.bc.ca/localelections