Vancouver votes 2014
On November 15, 2014, Vancouver voters elected 27 people to public office.
Vancouver residents elected:
- One mayor and 10 councillors for Vancouver City Council
- Seven commissioners for the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
- Nine school trustees for the Vancouver School Board
Under the Vancouver Charter (section 48), the Chief Election Officer is required to declare an election by voting when there are more candidates for office than there are positions to be elected. 119 people ran for office.
Voter turnout up 35% from 2011
With voters able to cast a ballot at any of eight advance voting locations and 117 general election day locations, voter turn-out was 43.4% in 2014, up from 35% in 2011.
This is a very strong turn-out for the City of Vancouver, surpassing the goal of 40%.
The Open Data catalogue includes a dataset of the 2014 election results.