Council Election

Council Election

Nomination Packages Available Now!

Thinking of running in the 2022 General Local Election? Beginning July 22, 2022, Nomination Packages are available for pick up at Town Hall, 660 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC, during business hours (9:00 am to 4:00 pm), Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

General Local Election - October 15, 2022

The Town of Qualicum Beach is governed by a Council of five elected officials: one mayor and four Councillors. Council operates at policy level and delegates day-to-day operations through the Chief Administrative Officer to Town staff.

In accordance with the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, eligible voters of the Town of Qualicum Beach vote in a General Local Election held every four years, to elect their Council and School District 69 Board Trustees. Voting held at other times may be in a By-election, to fill a vacancy, or in Other Voting, to respond to a referendum question.

The next General Local Election will be October 15, 2022.

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Important Dates

Advance Voting Dates
October 5, 2022
October 12, 2022

General Voting Day
October 15, 2022

Advance and General Voting will be held at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, 747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Election Period January 1 to September 16, 2022
Pre-Campaign Period July 18 to September 16, 2022
Nomination Packages Available July 22 to September 9, 2022
Nomination Period August 30 to September 9, 2022
Public Inspection of Nomination Documents From receipt to November 18, 2022
Challenge to Nomination & Endorsement August 30 to September 13, 2022
List of Registered Electors Available August 30 to October 15, 2022
Campaign Period September 17 to October 15, 2022
Period to Apply for Judicial Recount October 19 to October 24, 2022
Public Inspection of Voting Day Materials October 19 to November 18, 2022

Candidate BC Residence March 8, 2022
Elector Residency April 14, 2022
Advance Elector Registration August 23, 2022
Submission of Nomination Papers September 9, 2022 before 4:00 pm
Declaration of Candidates September 9, 2022
Objection to Registration of an Elector September 9, 2022
Non-Resident Property Elector Local Ownership September 14, 2022
Candidate Withdrawal September 16, 2022
Declaration of Election by Voting or Acclamation September 19, 2022
Declaration of Official Results October 19, 2022
Oath of Office (no earlier than October 25) December 3, 2022
Filing Campaign Financing Disclosure Statement January 13, 2023


Chief Election Officer
Heather Svensen, Corporate Administrator
Telephone: 250.738.2207

Deputy Chief Election Officer
Weslie Gould, Deputy Corporate Administrator
Telephone: 250.738.2190

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