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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:

Election Information

Assent Voting

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.