2022 Municipal Election Information

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White Rock City Council is made up of the Mayor and 6 Councillors who are elected at large for a four-year term. The Mayor is the Chairperson of City Council.

Key Dates:

Calendar

July 29, 2022
Nomination package available

Calendar

August 30 - September 9, 2022
Nomination period

Calendar, Voting Day

October 15, 2022
Election Day

Please Note: In accordance with the City's Sign Bylaw, Political Signs are not to be displayed more than 30 days before the date of the Local Government Election, and are to be removed within 7 days following the election.  For 2022, the first day campaign signage can go up is September 15, and must be removed by October 22.  

Vote

Run for office

Elector Organization

Voting in the election

Register to vote through Elections BC

Visit the Election BC website for details on who can vote and to:

  • Register to vote if you are 18 years or older
  • Update your voter information such as your residential or mailing address
  • Pre-register by adding your name to the Future Voters List if you are 16 or 17 years old

Running for Office

Candidate information - Elections BC

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has released information assist prospective candidates navigate the election process. 

Guide: Candidate’s Guide to Local Elections (guide for candidates about elected office and the election process including rules, qualifications, and key dates)

Videos:

The BC School Trustees Association has published a guide for Trustee Candidates that can be downloaded here: Putting Students First - A guide for school trustee candidates

Creating an elector organization

Elector organizations - Elections BC

An elector organization or political party promotes a candidate or group of candidates and must register their party name with Elections BC.

Visit the Elections BC website for details on:

  • Requirements for elector organizations
  • Campaign contribution limits
  • Organization financial disclosure statements
  • Registering an elector organization with Elections BC

Effective December 1, 2021, elector organizations must register with Elections BC

*Please note: the deadline for Elector Organizations to register with Elections BC for the 2022 general local elections is August 2, 2022.

If you have further questions please contact: 

Tanalee Hesse, Chief Election Officer
Phone: 604-312-5854
Email: elections@whiterockcity.ca