2018 General Local Elections
With the Local Government Elections fast approaching, for safety reason, it is important that candidates follow guidelines for posting election signs on highways rights-of-way. These guidelines are outlined on the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure website.
The Advanced Voting Opportunity will be held on October 10, 2018.
The General Local Government Election will be held on October 20, 2018.
Qualified Electors of the Village of Granisle on October 20, 2018 will elect the following positions for a (4) four-year term ending in October 2022:
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General Local Elections Process
Key 2018 Local Government Election Dates
ELECTION PERIOD: Monday, January 1, 2018 – Friday, September 21, 2018. The period that begins on January 1 and ends on the 29th day before General Voting Day for general local elections.
NOMINATION PERIOD: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. – Friday, September 14, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. The nomination period is the only time during which the local Chief Election Officer is permitted to accept nomination documents from nominees for office.
DECLARATION OF CANDIDATES: Friday, September 14, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. Following the end of nomination period all nominees are declared candidates. If there are fewer candidates than positions to be elected, the nomination period is extended to September 17 at 4:00 p.m. local time, at which time all subsequent nominees are also declared candidates. Notice of the extension of nominations must be published if reasonably possible.
CAMPAIGN PERIOD: Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Saturday, October 20, 2018. The period that begins on the 28th day before General Voting Day and ends at the close of voting on General Voting Day.
DECLARATION OF ELECTION BY VOTING OR ACCLAMATION: Monday, September 24, 2018.
ALL CANDIDATES FORUM: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Granisle Senior's Hall.* This event is not affiliated with the Village of Granisle Administration.
ADVANCED VOTING OPPORTUNITY: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Village of Granisle Council Chambers - #1 Village Square
GENERAL VOTING DAY: Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Village of Granisle Council Chambers - #1 Village Square
LAST DAY FOR DECLARATION OF OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS: Deadline to declare official election results is October 24, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. local time. The local chief election officer may make the declaration of official election results at any time in the period between the close of general voting (October 20) and this time and date.
Lorna Burkett, Deputy Corporate Officer / Chief Elections Officer
PO Box 128
Granisle, BC, V0J 1W0