2018 General Local Government Election

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The next Local Government Election will take place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018.  Polls open at 8:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM (Local Time).

In the Province of B.C., Local Government Elections are held every four years on the third Saturday of October.  Local governments include the Regional District, School District and Municipalities. 

The Local Government Election's in B.C. provide the opportunity for qualified voters to exercise their democratic freedom in selecting the candidates of their choice to make decisions on their behalf.  The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will be holding elections for qualified voters in the six (6) Electoral Areas for a four year term.


Contact Us

Contact the CSRD for answers to questions about all local election administration

Lynda Shykora
Chief Election Officer
T: 250 832-8194
TF: 1.888.248.2773



Contact Elections BC for answers to questions about local elections campaign financing and election advertising requirements.

Elections BC
T: 250.387.5305
TF: 1.855.952.0280
E: electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca
W: www.elections.bc.ca

The Government of B.C. has information and documents available regarding Local Government Elections.

2018 Local Government Elections
Thinking of Running for Local Government Office?
What Every Candidate Needs to Know
Guide to Supporting a Candidate for Local Elections
Elector Organization Guide to Local Elections in BC
View the BC Government Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Local Government Elections page

More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.