2018 Local Election Information

June 11, 2018

The City of Prince Rupert will be holding a General Local Election, Saturday October 20th, 2018. 

 

Prince Rupert voters will elect:

  • One mayor
  • Six councillors
  • Seven school trustees for School District 52.

 

Requirements to vote or be a candidate

To vote or run in the election, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older on general voting day
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Have lived in BC for at least 6 months immediately before election day or the day nomination papers are filed
  • Not be disqualified by law from voting, or from being nominated, elected, or holding office

 

Election Timeline:

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

 

General School Trustee election information

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

 

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

Chief Elections Officer – Corinne Bomben

corinne.bomben@princerupert.ca

 

Deputy Elections Officer – Antonio Vera

antonio.vera@princerupert.ca