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Becoming a candidate

The candidate nomination period closed September 9 at 4pm.

Next municipal election

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, voters in Vancouver will be electing:

An elected official:

  • Contributes to the betterment of their community
  • Provides leadership
  • Serves and acts on behalf of all members of the community
  • Makes policies and adopts by-laws
  • Approves spending

Key dates

  1.  Aug 15
    Bookings for nomination papers open
  2.  Aug 30 to Sep 9
    Nomination period
  3.  Sep 9
    Candidate profiles due
  4.  Sep 16
    Candidates announced and random ballot draw

Nomination forms

The online candidate profile submission form will be live on August 22.

Candidate 101 Sessions

Previous sessions

Did you know you don't need any political experience or special background to become a candidate?

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