2022 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS
OCTOBER 15, 2022
Thinking of Running for Local Office?
Serving your community can be a rewarding experience. There are many good reasons to run for office—you might run to be actively involved in the local decision-making process, contribute your experience and knowledge to the community, address issues or lead change in your community.
If you’ve decided to run for local office, these four videos will provide you with general information about what you can expect before, during and following general local elections or by-elections in B.C.
The Role of Local Elected Officials
Characteristics of Effective Locally Elected Officials
What is Local Government?
Testing Your Readiness for Local Office
Local Government Decision Making
Roles and Responsibilities of a Locally Elected Official
Being an Effective Elected Official
Advice for People Running for Local Office
What is Responsible Conduct?
Working with Others
Reflections on Building Relationships with First Nations
Unproductive Conflict vs. Productive Conflict
Tools to Support Good Governance
Guides and Brochures
Candidate's Guide to Local Elections in B.C. 2022
General Local Elections 101
Thinking of running for local office?
What Every Candidate Needs to Know
Supporting a Candidate for Local Elections in B.C. 2022
Voters Guide for Electors Living on Reserve
Voter's Guide to Local Eections in B.C.
Elector Organization Guide to Local Elections
Scrutineers Guide to General Local Elections
Elections BC administers campaign financing, disclosure and election advertising rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act. Elections BC does not administer voting or candidate nominations for local elections. For more information, see Who Does What in Local Elections.