2018 Municipal Election

General Local Elections are held every four years in BC.  In North Cowichan this includes the election of a Mayor and six Councillors to Municipal Council.

The next scheduled General Voting Day in North Cowichan is Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Important Dates

January 1, 2018 to September 21, 2018

Election Period
July 30, 2018 Candidate packages available
September 4, 2018 to September 14, 2018 Nomination Period
September 22, 2018 to October 20, 2018 Campaign Period
October 10, 2018 & October 16, 2018

Advance Voting

October 20, 2018 General Voting Day
January 18, 2019 Deadline to file campaign financing disclosure statements

Register to Vote!

North Cowichan uses the Provincial Voters List as its list of registered electors.  If you are a qualified elector, we encourage you to register, update, or confirm your voter information with Elections BC as soon as possible.  www.elections.bc.ca  1.800.661.8683

If you are unable to register before a municipal election, you may still register at the voting place if you meet the elector qualifications.  You must show at least 2 pieces of ID that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence.  At least one must contain your signature.

For more information on General Local Elections

 For more information on running for local office

For more information on the North Cowichan 2018 Municipal Election, please contact

Alyssa Meiner
Deputy Director of Corporate Services

More information will be posted here as it becomes available.                                                         Thank you and remember to vote!