2018 Municipal Election

General Voting Day: October 20, 2018 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Fort St. John Legion (10103 105 Avenue).
Don't have a car? City Buses will be FREE on October 20 to ensure all residents have an opportunity to vote.

2018 City of Fort St. John Election

Key Dates:

  • March 13 -- Last day to meet 6-month BC residency requirement for candidates submitting nomination documents on September 14, 2018
  • March 16 -- Last day to meet 6-month BC residency requirement for candidates submitting nomination documents on extended deadline of September 17, 2018
  • April 19 -- Last day to meet 6-month BC residency requirement for registering on general voting day (October 20)
  • July 27 -- Nomination packages will be available at City Hall or online at fortstjohn.ca
  • August 5 -- First day for giving notice of nomination period
  • August 29 -- 7 to 9 pm Candidate 101 Workshop
  • September 4 -- Nomination period begins at 9 am
  • September 14 -- Nomination period ends at 4 pm
  • September 18 -- 4 pm deadline for challenge of nominations
  • September 19 -- Last day to meet 30-day jurisdiction residency / property ownership requirement for registering on general voting day (October 20)
  • September 21 -- Last possible day to for candidates to withdraw – 4 pm
  • October 10 -- Required advance voting opportunity (according to legislation) - 8 am to 8 pm at the Fort St. John Legion
  • October 17 -- Advance voting opportunity (according to bylaw) - 8 am to 8 pm at the Fort St. John Legion
  • October 18 -- Special Voting Opportunities at Senior Care Facilities and Hospital
  • October 20 -- General voting day; 8 am to 8 pm at the Fort St. John Legion
  • November 5 -- Inaugural Council meeting at 5:30 pm with Oath of Office

Mail-in Ballot Information

Mail Ballot Voting Information (PDF)

Electors may apply 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.

Interested in Running for Council?

Nomination Packages can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded here

 

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