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.
January 1, 2018 to September 21, 2018
|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||
|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
- Go to Provincial Government website
- Download Candidate’s Guide to Local Elections in BC (PDF Brochure)
- DownloadThinking of Running for Local Office? (PDF Brochure)
For more information on the North Cowichan 2018 Municipal Election, please contact
Deputy Director of Corporate Services
More information will be posted here as it becomes available. Thank you and remember to vote!