CANDIDATE NOMINATION PACKCKAGES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Candidate nomination packages for citizens wishing to put their name forward for the City of Nelson City Council or for School District No. 8, Electoral Area 1, School Trustee are now available at City Hall - 2nd Floor, 310 Ward Street.
Prospective candidates have between 9:00 am on September 4, 2018 and 4:00 pm on September 14, 2018, to submit their completed nomination packages to the Chief Elections Officer or Deputy Chief Elections Officer at City Hall. The nomination period runs from September 4 to 14 and the deadline to withdraw is September 21. The campaign period begins September 22 and general voting day is October 20.
Voting hours are 8:00am to 8:00pm for all dates and locations.
Voting will take place Saturday October 20, 2018 form 8:00am - 8:00pm at the following locations:
All voting locations are made as accessible as possible to people with disabilities or impaired mobility. Individuals who find it difficult to enter a voting location may request a ballot be brought to them at the back entrance or curbside by an Election Official.
Individuals who are unable to mark their own ballot or who require a translator may ask an Election Official, friend or relative for help. Anyone assisting an elector with filing out a ballot will be required to sign a Declaration of Persons Assisting an Elector to Mark a Ballot Form.
The following videos on preparing for an election as a candidate are provided by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing: