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2017 by-election

A by-election is being held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 to fill the vacant position on City Council following the resignation of a city councillor.  

As well, since the Vancouver School Board seats are currently vacant, there is an opportunity to elect nine new Vancouver School Trustees in the same by-election.

How to vote

Voters list and registration

What is a by-election?

Key dates for 2017

Here are the key dates for the nomination period and filing.

  • We are here
  • Aug 10 – 22

    Advance registration for non-resident property electors

  • Aug 29

    Nomination period begins

    View printed Voters List

  • Sep 8, 4:00pm

    Deadlines to:

    • Nominate a candidate
    • Request your personal information be omitted from the voters list
    • Object to the registration of a person on the voters list
  • Sep 12, 4:00pm

    Deadline to challenge a candidate nomination

  • Sep 15, 4:00pm

    Deadlines for:

    • Decision on challenge of candidate nomination
    • Withdrawal of candidate
    • Withdrawal of candidate endorsement by elector organization
  • Sep 26

    Mail ballot voting begins

  • Oct 4 & 10

    Advance voting

    Location: Vancouver City Hall, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Oct 14

    General election day

    Locations to be confirmed, 8:00am – 8:00pm

  • Fall 2017

    Term of office begins for Councillor and School Trustees

Election Office – opens August 14

1st Floor 
450 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1R4 


Contact the City Clerk's office

3rd Floor, City Hall
453 W 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4


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