Candidate Information

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.

Nomination Package for Mayor and Council Candidates
Nomination Package for School Trustee Candidates

 

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

www.gov.bc.ca/localelections

 

Elections BC

www.elections.bc.ca

Frequently Asked Questions on Financial Reports and Political Contributions

 

General School Trustee election information

www.bcsta.org/content/trustee-elections-2018

 

Local Elections Officials:

The City's Local Elections Officials for the 2018 municipal election are:

 

Chief Elections Officer – Corinne Bomben

Email: corinne.bomben@princerupert.ca

 

Deputy Elections Officer – Antonio Vera

Email: antonio.vera@princerupert.ca

 

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

 

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:

  1. Canvass or solicit votes or otherwise attempt to influence how an elector votes.
  2. Display, distribute, or post, or openly leave a representation of a ballot marked for a particular result in the voting.
  3. Post, display, or distribute:
    • Election advertising
    • Any material that promotes or opposes, directly or indirectly, a particular outcome for the vote.
  4. 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.