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 votereview our 2022 Voters' Guide

Plan your ballot ahead of time. Use our Plan Your Vote tool or download a planning worksheet.

Election events calendar. Learn about the candidates running in the 2022 election. Review upcoming events.

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

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

 Return your ballot by 8pm on Saturday, October 15, to be counted.

Kids and Student Vote programs

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. Review special voting locations (174 KB).

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

Election news

Advance voting for the Vancouver Election starts this weekend

September 28 2022 - Voting on advance voting days is one way voters can avoid line-ups on election day, October 15.

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.

Election Office

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

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

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