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2018 General Local Election

The 2018 General Local Election is scheduled for Saturday October 20, 2018. The Capital Regional District will be conducting elections for:

  • Electoral Area Directors
    • Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (East Sooke, Malahat, Otter Point, Port Renfrew, Shirley/Jordan River, Willis Point)
    • Salt Spring Island Electoral Area
    • Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area (Galiano, Mayne, North Pender, Piers, Saturna, South Pender)
  • Island Trustees (Galiano, Mayne, North Pender, South Pender, Salt Spring, Saturna)
  • School District Trustees
  • Other Voting
    • Saturna Health Referendum
    • South Galiano Fire Hall Referendum
    • Juan de Fuca Advisory Design Panel/Land Use Planning Committees

Please check this page frequently as it will be regularly updated leading into the October 20, 2018 election.

Who Can Vote?

To see if you qualify to vote in the upcoming election, please see Elector Qualifications and Voter Registration.

Key Dates

April 19 Last day to meet 6-month residency requirement
September 4 9am Nomination Period Begins
September 14 4pm Declaration of candidates
September 19 Last day to meet 30 day residency/property ownership
September 22 Election period ends; Campaign period begins
September 24 Declaration of Election by Voting
October 10 Advance Voting Day 8am – 8pm
October 17 Advance Voting Day 8am – 8pm
October 20 General Election Day 8am – 8 pm
Mail ballots must be received by 8pm
Preliminary Results available
October 24 Deadline for Declaration of Official Results
November 14 Inaugural CRD Board Meetings