City of Vernon election nomination packages available for pick-up

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The 2022 General Local Election is happening on Saturday, October 15, in communities across British Columbia. Eligible voters in Vernon will elect one (1) Mayor and six (6) City Councillors.

Nomination packages for potential candidates are now available for pick-up at City Hall and on the City’s website at www.vernon.ca/elections. Qualified candidates who are interested in running for office must submit their completed nomination package during the specified Nomination Period. Please see the dates below.

To be eligible to run as a candidate, at the time of nomination a person must meet the following criteria. You are:

  • 18 years of age or older on the day of voting;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least six months prior to voting day;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election.

Key dates

August 2, 2022

Nomination packages available for pick-up at City Hall and on the City’s website

August 30, 2022Nomination Period begins at 9:00 AM
September 9, 2022Nomination Period ends at 4:00 PM
September 17, 2022Campaign Period begins
October 15, 2022Campaign Period ends

Advance Voting Days

October 5, 2022Schubert Centre, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

October 12, 2022

Vernon Council Chambers, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
October 13, 2022Vernon Council Chambers, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

General Voting Day

October 15, 2022

Recreation Centre Auditorium, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Fulton Secondary School, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Vernon Secondary School, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

To learn more about being a candidate, please visit the Elections BC website.

Information and updates about the 2022 General Local Election will be available at www.vernon.ca/elections, shared on the City of Vernon’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), and published in the Vernon Morning Star.

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