2014 Elections & Assent Voting
The next General Local Election will be held on Saturday November 15th, 2014. Local governments include the Regional District, School District and Municipalities.
The Regional District of North Okanagan includes 5 Electoral Areas and elections for Directors to represent the electoral areas occur every four (4) years commencing in 2014. As part of the General Local Election system in British Columbia, Directors may be elected by acclamation (in the case of a single qualified candidate) or by voting (where there is more than one qualified candidate).
The 6 Municipal partners in the Regional District of North Okanagan which include the City of Armstrong, District of Coldstream, City of Enderby, Village of Lumby, Township of Spallumcheen, and the City of Vernon appoint representatives to the Regional Board from those people elected to their individual councils.
2014 General Local Election and Assent Voting Information
|General Voting Day:||Saturday, November 15, 2014 (8:00 am until 8:00 pm)|
|Advance Voting Days:||
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (8:00 am until 8:00 pm)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (8:00 am until 8:00 pm)
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (8:00 am until 8:00 pm)
|Voting locations:||When and Where to Vote|
|Chief Election Officer:||Leah Mellott | Phone: (250) 550-3722 | Email: [email protected]|
|Deputy Chief Election Officer:||Paddy Juniper | Phone: (250) 550-3708 | Email: [email protected]|
2014 General Local Election - Key Dates
|Electoral Area Director nomination packages available||September 2, 2014|
|Nomination period begins||September 30, 2014|
|Nomination period ends||October 10, 2014|
|Declaration of candidates||October 10, 2014|
|Candidate nomination withdrawal deadline||October 17, 2014|
|Declaration of Election by voting||October 20, 2014|
|Declaration of candidates elected by acclamation||October 20, 2014|
|Advance voting day||November 5, 2014|
|Advance voting day||November 12, 2014|
|Advance voting day||November 13, 2014|
|General voting day||November 15, 2014|
|Deadline for declaration of official election results||November 19, 2014|
Useful links for the 2014 General Local Election and Assent Voting:
- Regional District of North Okanagan Elections Bylaw No. 1930, 2004
- What every candidate needs to know
- Candidate Nomination Package
- Candidates Guide
- Guide to Supporting a Candidate
- Elector Organization Guide
- Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C.
- Third Party Sponsor Guide to Local Elections in B.C.
- Guide to Election Communications for Third Party Advertising Sponsors
- Local Elections Campaign Financing Act
- Regional District Signage Provisions
- Form 2.7 – Non Resident Property Elector
- Form 2.8 – Non-Resident Property Elector Consent Form
The following Assent Voting opportunity will occur in conjunction with the General Local Election:
This Referendum applies to electors within the Greater Vernon Water service area.