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2018 election

Next municipal election

Advance voting: October 10 to 17, 2018

Election day: October 20, 2018

Vancouver voters will elect:

New for 2018
Candidates in all races will be listed in random order on the ballot, not alphabetical. The order will be randomly selected on September 21.

How to vote

See who can vote, how to register, what ID to bring when you vote, and more.

How to run for office

Who can run for office, what you need, key dates, and links to candidate resources.

Applications closed

All election worker positions are now closed. We will contact successful applicants.

Key dates

  1.  Sep 4 - 14 Nominations open
  2.  Oct 10 - 17 Advance voting days
  3.  Oct 20 Election day
  4.  Nov 5 Elected officials sworn in

News about the election

Panorama of Vancouver

Revitalizing our City for a more resilient future

July 26 2018 - Council has approved $2.8 billion in capital investments to support the renewal of aging assets and investments in new public infrastructure and amenities.

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Nomination packages available for citizens running in the 2018 municipal election

July 16 2018 - Running for office? Fill out your nomination package and get started on becoming a candidate in the October city election.

City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Come to a Candidate 101 info session

June 21 2018 - Learn all about the duties of elected officials, plus details about the 2018 municipal election process.

Election day countdown


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Election Office

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

City Clerk's Office

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

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