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2017 by-election

Elect one councillor and nine school board trustees

Advance voting days: October 4 & 10, 2017

General voting day: October 14, 2017

Election declaration  (20 KB)

Who's running for office?

View candidate profiles and nomination documents.

See who's running

Information for voters

Get details on registration, voter ID, where to vote and accessibility, vote by mail, and how to vote as a non-resident propery elector.

Information for candidates

Nominations are now closed. Learn about requirements for third-party sponsors and get key dates.

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What is a by-election

Definition of a by-election, how often they take place, the role of the Chief Election Officer, and more.

Key dates for 2017

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


  • Jul 20 – Aug 13

    Election worker hiring period

  • Aug 10 – 22

    Advance registration for non-resident property electors

  • Aug 29

    Nomination period begins

    View printed voters' list

  • Sep 8, 4:00pm

    Deadlines to:

    • Nominate a candidate
    • Request your personal information be omitted from the voters' list
    • Object to the registration of a person on the voters' list
  • Sep 12, 4:00pm

    Deadline to challenge a candidate nomination

  • Sep 15, 4:00pm

    Deadlines for:

    • Decision on challenge of candidate nomination
    • Withdrawal of candidate
    • Withdrawal of candidate endorsement by elector organization
  • We are here
  • Sep 26

    Mail ballot voting begins

  • Oct 4 & 10

    Advance voting

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

  • Oct 14

    General voting day

    Locations to be confirmed, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Fall 2017

    Term of office begins for Councillor and School Trustees

Election Office

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

voter.questions@vancouver.ca

City Clerk's office

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

voter.questions@vancouver.ca

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