2017 Municipal By-Election

General Voting Day: September 9, 2017 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Pomeroy Sport Centre (9324 - 96 Street).
Don't have a car? City Buses will be FREE on September 9th to ensure all residents have an opportunity to vote.

2017 City of Fort St. John By-Election

Key Dates:

  • February 4 -- Last possible day to meet the 6 month BC residency requirement for candidates seeking nomination (unless nomination period is extended)
  • February 8 -- If nomination period is extended, last possible day to meet 6 month BC residency requirement for candidates seeking nomination
  • March 7 -- Last possible day to meet 6 month BC residency requirement for registering on general voting day
  • June 23 -- First day for giving notice of nomination period
  • July 25 -- Nomination period begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • August 4 -- Nomination period ends at 4:00 p.m.
  • August 8 -- 4:00 p.m. deadline for challenge of nominations
  • August 9 -- Last possible day to meet 30 day jurisdiction residency/property ownership requirement for registering on general voting day
  • August 11 -- Last possible day to for candidates to withdraw – 4:00 p.m.
  • August 30 -- Required advance voting opportunity (according to legislation) - 8am to 8pm at the Pomeroy Sport Centre
  • September 6 -- Advance voting opportunity (according to bylaw) - 8am to 8pm at the Pomeroy Sport Centre
  • September 9 -- General voting day - 8am to 8pm at the Pomeroy Sport Centre

It is proposed that September 11 will be the date to make the declaration of official election results.

The deadline date for judicial recount applications would be September 18. 

A special council meeting will have to be scheduled for September 19 or later in that week to allow the newly elected Councillor to take his/her oath of office.

The by-election will be held at the Pomeroy Sport Centre.

 

Mail Ballot Voting Information (PDF)

Electors may vote by mail if they:

  • have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity, and
  • expect to be absent from the City of Fort St. John on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities.

Notice of Election by Voting (PDF)

 

Nomination Documents Submitted:

medium_Photo - Becky Grimsrud.jpgBecky Grimsrud - Nomination Documents (PDF)

medium_Photo - Lilia Hansen.jpg  Lilia Hansen - Nomination Documents (PDF)

medium_Cindy's photo.jpg  Cindy Dettling - Nomination Documents (PDF)

cflury-candidate photo.jpg  Chris Flury - Nomination Documents (PDF)

medium_Edwina.jpg  Edwina Nearhood - Nomination Documents (PDF)

Randy Vincent - Nomination Documents (PDF)

medium_Barry Wilkinson.JPG  Barry Wilkinson - Nomination Documents (PDF)

2017 CANDIDATE'S PACKAGE

Nomination Package

Election Information

City of Fort St. John Council

Candidate's Guide

Campaign Financing Guide

Council Guide

Contact Information:

For further information regarding Fort St. John's municipal elections, please contact:

Janet Prestley, Chief Election Officer

or

Laura Howes, Deputy Chief Election Officer