Elections

2014 General Local Election
Saturday, November 15, 2014

1 City of Chilliwack Mayor
6 City of Chilliwack Councillors
7 School District No. 33 Trustees
2 Cultus Lake Park Board Commissioners

Nomination Packages available for pick-up:

August 22, 2014

Nomination Period:

9:00 am, Tuesday, September 30, 2014
to 4:00 pm, Friday, October 10, 2014
Excluding statutory holiday and weekends

Notice of Election by Voting

City of Chilliwack
Mayor, Councillor & Parks Commissioner

(info to follow)

School District 33
School Trustee
(in Chilliwack)

(info to follow)

School District 33
School Trustee
(in Electoral Areas
D & E)
(info to follow)

Qualifications for Office

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian citizen
  • 18 years of age or older or will be on General Voting Day
  • Resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed
  • Not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia

For more information please contact one of the follow:

P. Carol Friesen, Chief Election Officer at 604.793.8081

Janice McMurray, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 604.793.2986

Robert Carnegie, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 604.793.2986

Delcy Wells, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 604.793.2986

Canadidate's Guide to Local Elections in BC

 Election Procedures Bylaw 2004, No. 3016 (Consolidated)

Election Sign Bylaw 2013, No. 3899 (Consolidated)

GENERAL VOTING DAY will be Saturday, November 15, 2014, between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.

Advance Voting Opportunities will be held between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack BC on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 and Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Special Voting Opportunities will be conducted for the residents, their family members and the employees at the following locations on the dates specified:

Cascade Lodge - 45586 McIntosh Drive, Friday, November 14, 2014
Chilliwack General Hospital/Bradley Centre - 45600 Menholm Road, Friday, November 14, 2014

INFORMATION FOR VOTERS:

Who is eligible to vote?

  • You must be 18 years of age or older, or will be on general voting day;
  • You must be a Canadian citizen;
  • You must have resided in British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately preceding voting day;
  • You must have resided in the City of Chilliwack for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day;
  • You must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in this election; and
  • You must be entitled to vote, and have not previously voted in this election.
  • Non-Resident Property Electors - refer to Notice of Election above

Eligible Voter (Answer a few questions to see if you are eligible to vote in the next Chilliwack election)

Proof of Identity and Residency.   Proof of Identity & Residency Is REQUIRED when you vote.

Do I have to register?
Registration occurs on General Voting Day only at the voting location.

Voting Boundary Map

Voting Locations

Job Posting for Election Officials 

Attachments
Description Date File Size
Candidate's Guide to Local Government Elections in B.C. 2014-07-17 833KB
Election Officials Ad 2014-07-03 235KB
Election Procedures Bylaw 2004, No. 3016 2014-07-04 18KB
Election Sign Bylaw 2013, No. 3899 2014-07-04 29KB
Voting Locations 2014-07-04 83KB

Automated Voting Machines

The City of Chilliwack will be using automated voting machines for the 2014 election. These machines will bring a faster, easier and more accurate election.

Proof Of Identity and Residency

Proof of Identity & Residency Is REQUIRED when you vote. Click here to see what you can use for identification.

Voting Eligibility

Answer a few questions to see if you are eligible to vote in the next Chilliwack election