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Run for office in Vancouver

One councillor and nine school board trustees

View official results for the 2017 by-election.

Official results

Download our 2017 by-election results open data

Candidate profiles now online

View candidate profiles

Bookmark this page for upcoming important information about your candidacy, including:

Requirements for third-party sponsors

A third-party sponsor is an individual or organization that undertakes election advertising independent from a candidate or elector organization campaign.

Third-party sponsors must register with Elections BC and disclose campaign financing under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act.

Key dates for candidates

Here are the key dates for the nomination period and filing.

  • Aug 29

    Nomination period begins

  • Sep 8, 4:00pm

    Nomination period closes

    All nomination papers must be submitted

  • Sep 12, 4:00pm

    Deadline to challenge a candidate nomination or elector organization endorsement

  • Sep 15, 4:00pm

    Deadlines for:

    • Submitting online candidate profile
    • Decision on challenge of candidate nomination
    • Withdrawal of candidate
    • Withdrawal of candidate endorsement by elector organization
  • Oct 4

    Advance voting

    Location: Vancouver City Hall, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Oct 10

    Advance voting

    Location: Vancouver City Hall, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Oct 14

    General voting day

    50+ voting places, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Fall 2017

    Term of office begins for Councillor and School Trustees

Election Office

1st Floor 
450 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1R4

Phone: 3-1-1

City Clerk's office

3rd Floor, City Hall
453 W 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4


Phone: 3-1-1