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2018 General Local Election

General Local Government Election 2018

The next Local Government Election will take place in the City of Armstrong on Saturday, October 20th, 2018.  Polls open at 8:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM (Local Time).

The City of Armstrong will be conducting an election for the position of Mayor, Council (six positions) and one School District 83 Trustee for a four year term.

Have your say this October and vote for Armstrong’s Mayor and six Councillors for the 2018-2022 term. Residents also elect one School Trustee to the School District No. 83 Board of Education.

The nomination period is now closed.  The candidates listed below have officially filed their nomination documents. 

Candidates for Mayor (one to be elected)
Chris Pieper

Candidates for Councillor (six to be elected)
Paul Britton
Steven Drapala
Linda Fisher
Gary Froats
Shirley Fowler
Lance McGregor
Jim Wright

Contact Elections BC for answers to questions about local elections campaign financing and election advertising requirements.

Elections BC
T: 250.387.5305
TF: 1.855.952.0280

Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in BC

The Government of B.C. has information and documents available regarding Local Government Elections.

Candidates Guide to Local Elections in B.C.
2018 Local Government Elections
Thinking of Running for Local Government Office?
What Every Candidate Needs to Know
Guide to Supporting a Candidate for Local Elections
Elector Organization Guide to Local Elections in BC
View the BC Government Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Local Government Elections page

Key Dates

Election Period

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 
Friday, September 21, 2018

Nomination Period

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 
Friday, September 14, 2018

Declaration of Candidates Friday, September 14, 2018
Candidate Nomination Withdrawal Deadline Friday, September 21, 2018
Campaign Period

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Advanced Voting
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
General Voting Day Saturday, October 20, 2018
Declaration of Official Election Results Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Oath or Affirmation of Office Deadline Monday, December 10, 2018
Disclosure Statements Filing Deadline Friday, January 18, 2019