2022 election

Next Vancouver City election:
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Voters' Guide

Everything you need to know before voting, available in 11 languages.

New for 2022

Get ready to vote, review our 2022 Voters' Guide

Homebound Voting allows voters who can't leave their home to vote. Apply to our Pilot Homebound Voting Program

New residents no longer need to be living in Vancouver for at least 30 days to register. Review voting guidelines

Effective December 1, 2021, elector organizations must register with Elections BC .

You can pre-register by adding your name to the Future Voters List  if you are 16 or 17 years old.

Key dates

  1.  Aug 15
    Advance voter
    registration deadline
  2.  Sep 6 to Oct 11
    Request to vote by mail
  3.  Oct 1, 5, 8, 11, 13
    Advance voting days
  4.  Oct 15
    Election day

 

Voting in the election

Start here:
Review our Voters' Guide

Vote by mail between September 6 to October 11
Apply to vote by mail

Who is running

Learn about the candidates running in this election:

  • Priorities
  • Platforms
  • Biographies
  • Nomination documents

Review candidates

Plan Your Vote

Choose candidates, answer Capital Plan borrowing questions, and pick where and when to vote.


Where to vote

Whether you're out running errands, spending the day with family, or at work, you can vote at the most convenient place for you.

Find a voting location

Special voting opportunities

Available in hospitals, residential care facilities, social service centres, or shelters. Full list coming soon.

Election resources

Raise awareness and educate voters.

  • Posters
  • Pamphlets and guides
  • Host an all candidates meetings
  • Submit a community event

Access resources

Help voters stay engaged in the democratic process.
Submit an event to the election calendar

Election day countdown
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Election news

Kids Vote fosters participation in future elections

September 23 2022 - Children 12 and under can experience voting in an election on Saturday, October 1 and Saturday, October 8 through our Kids Votes program.

Official order of candidates’ names now available for the 2022 Vancouver Election ballot

September 16 2022 - Vancouver Election Office staff conducted a draw tonight to determine the order of candidate names on the 2022 Vancouver Election ballot.

Election Office

305 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1N6

Office hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except on statutory holidays

Contact us

604-829-2010
election@vancouver.ca

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