2022 Local General Election

Salmon Arm VotesGeneral local elections are held every four years in BC. The next election is Saturday October 15, 2022. In Salmon Arm, eligible voters will elect:

  1.  Mayor and 6 Councillors to City Council
  2. Trustees to the School District No. 83 Board of Education

Key dates

July 27, 2022Candidate Nomination Packages Available
August 30, 2022 to September 9, 2022Nomination Period
September 17, 2022 to October 15, 2022Campaign Period
October 5 & 12, 2022Advance Voting Opportunities
October 15, 2022General Voting Day
November 7, 2022Inaugural Council Meeting


Changes for 2022

New campaign financing and advertising rules were introduced for the 2022 general local election. Get more information through Elections BC.

Additional Election Resources

Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Elections B.C.
1-855-952-0280 or http://elections.bc.ca/

Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C - For Candidate, Elector Organizations and their Financial Agents:
Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C. for Candidates and their Financial Agents

Government of British Columbia - Resources for General Local Elections:
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/local-governments/governance-powers/general-local-elections

Candidate videos- Government of British Columbia - Running for Local Office:
Thinking of Running for Local Office? - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Local Elections Legislation