General information on the 2018 municipal election page is available, here
Nomination Forms and Information
Nomination Packages will be available for pick up at City Hall at 424 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, after July 27, 2018.
Please provide your contact information to direct download a nomination package.
Interested in becoming a candidate?
Please see Potential Candidate Videos below provided by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Characteristics of Effective Locally Elected Officials:
What is Local Government
Testing your Readiness for Local Office:
Local Government Decision Making:
Roles and Responsibilities of a Locally Elected Official:
For more information, on running for local office, voting, and more, there are several resources available online:
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Local government election information
General School Trustee election information
Local Elections Officials:
The City's Local Elections Officials for the 2018 municipal election are:
Chief Elections Officer – Corinne Bomben
Deputy Elections Officer – Antonio Vera
For more information on specific regulations with respect to the 2018 Municipal Election in Prince Rupert, check out the City’s 2018 Election Bylaw.
Provincial Government Voting Information
- Download the Elector Organization Guide to Local Elections in B.C.
- Download General Local Elections 101
- Download the Voter's Guide to Local Elections in B.C.
- Download What Every Candidate Needs to Know
- Download the Local Elections Campaign Financing Guide
Restrictions on Canvassing and Solicitations
Pursuant to Section 163(4) of the Local Government Act in relation to voting proceedings, a person must not do any of the following at or within 100 metres of a building, structure, or other place where voting proceedings are being conducted at the time:
- Canvass or solicit votes or otherwise attempt to influence how an elector votes.
- Display, distribute, or post, or openly leave a representation of a ballot marked for a particular result in the voting.
- Post, display, or distribute:
- Election advertising
- Any material that promotes or opposes, directly or indirectly, a particular outcome for the vote.
- Carry, wear, or supply a flag, badge, or other thing indicating that the person using it is a supporter of a particular candidate, elector organization, or result in the voting.