2018 General Local Election
The next General Local Election will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Join your community in electing one Mayor, eight Councillors and seven School Trustees for Abbotsford School District #34.
- Important Dates
- Candidate Information
- Are You On the Voters List?
- Other Resources
- Contact Information
| Election Period
|| January 1, 2018 to September 21, 2018
| Nomination Period
|| September 4, 2018 to September 14, 2018
| Campaign Period
|| September 22, 2018 to October 20, 2018
| General Voting Day
|| October 20, 2018
| Financial Disclosure Statement Deadline
|| January 18, 2019
Thinking of Running for Local Office?
The Province of British Columbia has released a set of resources for anyone considering running in the 2018 General Local Election, including a series of videos with a number of local elected officials discussing their roles and responsibilities. Please click here to be redirected to the Province's website.
To 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 the day nomination papers are filed; and
- not be disqualified by law from being nominated, elected, or holding office.
The City uses the Provincial List of Electors to conduct its elections. If you are new to Abbotsford, or have recently moved or changed your name, you can register or update your information on the Elections BC Online Voter Registration website.
For more information, contact:
Tel: 604-851-VOTE (8683)