Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections will be held across BC on Saturday October 20, 2018.

The nomination period for candidates wishing to run in the 2018 Municipal Election is now closed.

On October 20, voters in Victoria will vote to elect:

  • 1 Mayor
  • 8 Councillors
  • 9 School District Trustees (School District 61)
  • Non-binding questions on
    • 3 Council candidate nominees from the City of Victoria to the Capital Regional District Board
    • A community opinion question regarding municipal amalgamation, worded as follows:

“Are you in favour of spending up to $250,000 for establishing a Citizens' Assembly to explore the costs, benefits, and disadvantages of the amalgamation between the District of Saanich and the City of Victoria?”

Click here for more information on the Citizens' Assembly question on the ballot. [PDF - 302 KB]

Municipal Election Notices:
Notice - Advance Elector Registration.pdf [PDF - 73 KB]

Notice - Nominations for Elected Office - City Of Victoria Council.pdf [PDF - 124 KB]

Provincial Resources
General Local Elections 101