2022 General Election

General Voting Day for the 2022 General Local Election is Saturday, October 15, 2022

More details about where to vote, voter eligibility, and what voters can expect on voting day will be added below as the election approaches.

City of Fort St. John eligible voters will vote for:

  • 1 Mayor
  • 6 Councillors

Key Dates

March 8, 2022 Last day to meet the 6-month BC residency requirement for candidates submitting nomination documents on September 9, 2022
March 11, 2022 Last day to meet the 6-month BC residency requirement for candidates submitting nomination documents on the extended deadline of September 12, 2022 (if required)
April 14, 2022 Last day to meet the 6-month BC residency requirement for registering on general voting day (October 15, 2022)
August 30, 2022 Nomination period begins at 9 am
September 9, 2022 Nomination period ends at 4 pm – Declaration of Candidates to be announced
September 13, 2022 4 pm deadline for the challenge of nominations
September 16, 2022 4 pm deadline for candidates to withdraw
October 5, 2022 Required advance voting opportunity (according to legislation) - 8 am to 8 pm 
October 12, 2022 Advance voting opportunity (according to bylaw) - 8 am to 8 pm 
October 13, 2022 Special Voting Opportunities at Senior Care Facilities and Hospital
October 15, 2022 General voting day - 8 am to 8 pm
October 15, 2022 Deadline to receive mail ballots