Local Government Election
Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Victoria Votes 2022
On Saturday, October 15, 2022, voters in the City of Victoria will vote to elect for a four-year term:
- 1 Mayor
- 8 Councillors
- 9 School Trustees (School District 61)
- 3 CRD Directors*
*Victoria City Council is seeking the electors’ opinion as to which three successful Councillor candidates should be appointed by Victoria City Council to serve a four-year term on the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board. Voters may vote for up to three Councillor Candidates from the 18 who chose to run for the CRD Board.
The Connect newsletter has been translated into these languages:
- Arabic [PDF - 212 KB]
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- Chinese-Traditional [PDF - 391 KB]
- French [PDF - 169 KB]
- Punjabi [PDF - 212 KB]
- Tagalog [PDF - 144 KB]
There are many ways to vote. Watch this helpful video to learn more.
Candidate Profile Guide
To assist voters in finding information about candidates and to make informed choices in Victoria’s 2022 Local Government Election, the City provides an online Candidate Profile Guide [PDF - 6 MB]. Here is the accessible version [DOCX - 63 KB].
All candidates were given the opportunity to submit a brief candidate profile (up to 150 words) and photo to let voters know about themselves and their platforms.
(NOTE: The profile statements submitted and any materials referenced, such as candidates’ social media and websites, have not been reviewed or edited by the City of Victoria.
The views and opinions expressed in the profile statement and reference materials for each candidate are those of the candidate and do not reflect the views or opinions of, nor are they endorsed by, the City of Victoria.)
Victoria Votes App
The free Victoria Votes app puts all the important election information in the palm of your hand. The app includes candidate profiles and photos, information on advance voting opportunities, General Voting Day locations, what you need to know about registering to vote and how to check to see if you’re on the Voters List. You will also get automatic reminders for General Voting Day.
The Victoria Votes app will be available soon for download at the App Store and Google Play.
Request a Mail Ballot
Anyone eligible to vote may request a mail ballot by filling out an online request form. You can also request a mail ballot by calling 250.361.0571.
Mail ballot packages will be available for pick up at City Hall or sent out by mail starting September 26. The last day a mail ballot package can be returned by mail is Thursday, October 6.
After Thursday, October 6, do not put your mail ballot in the mail. You can return your mail ballot to:
- the drop box located outside the Pandora Avenue entrance of Victoria City Hall
- any of the 13 voting places on General Voting Day
- any of the five advance voting opportunities
The City of Victoria must receive your mail ballot by 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 in order to be counted.
- Declaration of Election by Voting [PDF - 167 KB]
- City of Victoria Declaration of Candidates [PDF - 140 KB]
- School District 61 Declaration of Candidates [PDF - 1 MB]
Nomination Packages Received
A redacted copy of candidate nomination forms received for the October 15, 2022 Local Government Election will be posted below for convenience purposes. Please note that signatures have been redacted from the nomination forms to protect personal privacy.
A complete copy of the nomination forms are available for public inspection at City of Victoria Legislative Services. Please call 250.361.0571 or email email@example.com to make an appointment to inspect the documents.
BEYER, Gary C.
COLEMAN, Christopher Mark
PITT CHAMBERS, Khadoni
SMITH, Shea C.
Elector Organization Documents Received
The following elector organization endorsement documents have been received:
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