The General Local Elections will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Polls will be open from 8 AM to 8 PM.
Voters will be able to vote by mail, at advance polls, or on General Voting Day. Information will be updated as the election process continues.
Qualified electors in seven Electoral Areas (EAs) within the Columbia Shuswap Regional District will elect one person to the position of Director for a four-year mandate, ending in October of 2026. In the event that there is only one candidate in any of the EAs, that person will be acclaimed to the Director position.
New Electoral Area
This election will mark the addition of a new Electoral Area that is the result of splitting Electoral Area C into two separate areas. The new Electoral Area G will be comprised of the communities of Sorrento, Blind Bay and Notch Hill.
Not sure which Electoral Area your property is located in? Don't know if you are part of a municipality instead? Enter your address in the tool below to find out.
There is a single assent vote (referendum) being run regarding the proposed development of an indoor Aquatics Centre in Golden. Only residents of Electoral Area A and Golden can vote in this referendum because they are the only areas that will be paying for the new facility.
- Information for Voters
- Information for Candidates
- Information on the Golden and Electoral Area A Assent Vote
Here's a list of important dates.
Find out important information for candidates on campaign financing and advertising rules.
For candidates, nomination packages will be available for download on the Candidate Information page once they are available. Packages will also be available for pickup at the CSRD Office.
Interested in working for the election?
The CSRD is seeking citizens across the Regional District to work at advance polls and on General Election Day. Please use the online form to apply.
Jennifer Sham, Chief Election Officer
Crystal Robichaud, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Colleen Goodey, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Information is available from Elections BC for answers to questions about local election campaigns, campaign financing and election advertising requirements.