Local Government Elections with Mail Ballot Voting Available

Oct 04, 2018

Victoria, BC The Capital Regional District’s (CRD) General Voting Day for local government elections is on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The CRD holds elections for the following positions:

  • Director Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (East Sooke, Malahat, Otter Point, Port Renfrew, Shirley/Jordan River, Willis Point)
  • Director Salt Spring Island Electoral Area
  • Director Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area (Galiano, Mayne, North Pender, Piers, Saturna, South Pender)

The CRD also conducts elections on behalf of the Islands Trust for the following positions:

  • Local Trustee Galiano Island Local Trust Area
  • Local Trustee Mayne Island Local Trust Area
  • Local Trustee North Pender Island Local Trust Area
  • Local Trustee South Pender Island Local Trust Area
  • Local Trustee Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area
  • Local Trustee Saturna Island Local Trust Area

Qualified residents or Non-Resident electors may place their vote on general voting day, Saturday, October 20, 2018, or at the advance voting opportunities on Wednesday, October 10 and 17, 2018. All voting locations are open from 8am to 8pm.

As well, Mail Ballot Voting is now available to electors who:

  • have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity; or
  • expect to be absent from the regional district on general voting day (Saturday, October 20, 2018) and at the times of all advance voting opportunities (Wednesday, October 10 and 17, 2018).

For more information on Mail Ballot Voting and how to apply please visit https://www.crd.bc.ca/about/how-we-are-governed/elections-other-voting/how-and-where-to-vote

For all voting opportunities, you must be a qualified Resident or Non-Resident elector.

For more information on the available voting options please visit www.crd.bc.ca/vote

Proud to be recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and Canada’s Greenest Employers, the CRD delivers regional, sub-regional and local services to 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24-member Board of Directors, the CRD works collaboratively with First Nations and all levels of government to enable sustainable growth, foster community well-being, and develop cost-effective infrastructure while continuing to provide core services to residents throughout the region. Visit us online at www.crd.bc.ca.


For media inquiries, please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager
CRD Corporate Communications
Tel: 250.360.3229
Cell: 250.216.5492