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Public Notice | Notice of Nomination, 2018 General Local Elections

Posted on August 09, 2018

Public Notice is given to the electors of the Village of Pemberton that nominations for the offices of:

Mayor (One)
Councillor (Four)
School Trustee (One)

will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service:
Village of Pemberton
7400 Prospect Street, PO Box 100
Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0

By fax to: 604-894-6136

By email to: admin@pemberton.ca

Nomination forms will be accepted from 9:00 am Friday, September 4, 2018 to 4:00 pm Friday, September 14, 2018, excluding statutory holidays and weekends.

Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Nomination forms are available at the Village of Pemberton Office, 7400 Prospect Street, Pemberton, and on the Village website at www.pemberton.ca until the close of the nomination period.

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 on general voting day, Saturday, October 20, 2018;
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.  

Campaign Period Expense Limits

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 General Local Election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor $10,000.00
Councillor $ 5,000.00
School Trustee $ 5,000.00

Third Party Advertising Limits

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 General Local Elections, the following third party advertising limit applies: $750.00

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Sheena Fraser, Chief Election Officer 604.894.6135 x228

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280
Email: lecf@elections.bc.ca
Website: www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

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