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2022 Local Election

The 2022 General Local Elections will be held on October 15, 2022

Local Government elections in British Columbia are held every four years.  This includes elections for Mayors, Councillors and School Trustees.

This page will be regularly updated as new information and forms become available.

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, voters in the City of Rossland will vote to elect: 1 Mayor, 6 Councillors, 1 School Trustee to the board of School District No. 20 (Kootenay-Columbia).  Early voting opportunities will be held on Wednesday, October 5 and Wednesday, October 12, 2022.  All voting opportunities are open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Key Dates

Election PeriodJanuary 1 to September 16
Nomination Packages AvailableEarly August
Nomination PeriodAugust 30 to September 9
Last Day to Withdraw From Being a CandidateSeptember 16
Campaign PeriodSeptember 16 to October 15
Advance Voting OpportunitiesOctober 5 and October 12
General Voting DayOctober 15
Declaration of Official ResultsOctober 19

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An effective local government requires dedicated, ethical and informed leaders who are committed to their communities. Elected officials are entrusted with making decisions that directly affect the daily lives of residents, families, local business owners and many others in the community. Find out more on how to best serve our community.

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Voter Information & Eligibility

You can vote in the City of Rossland election for Mayor and Councillors, and School District No. 20 Trustee if you are a resident of Rossland (“resident elector”), or own property in Rossland even if you don’t reside in Rossland (“non-resident property elector”). Click the link below to learn voter requirements, eligibility and required identification.

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