Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections

Welcome to the City of Port Alberni, Local Government Election page. On this page you will find information on City of Port Alberni candidates, local elections legislation and additional election resources. Watch for updates as we approach election day!

Mark Your Calendars – October 15, 2022

B.C. residents are heading to the polls on Saturday, October 15, 2022 to vote for municipal, regional district and school district representatives. Local government elections are held every four years in B.C., with the last elections held October 2018.

Residents of BC, as well as property owners within the jurisdiction are eligible to vote, provided they meet the Local Government Act eligibility requirements (see general election information below for details).

2022 City of Port Alberni Nomination Documents

Nomination packages for candidates in the 2022 City of Port Alberni elections will be available in August. Nomination documents must be delivered to the City’s main office (4850 Argyle St, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1V8) between Tuesday, August 30 and Friday, September 9 during regular business hours of 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Completed nominations must be submitted/delivered no later than September 9, 2022, at 4 pm.

More information is available at: www.portalberni.ca/running-for-council

Key Dates

  • July 29, 2022 - Nomination Documents available
  • September 9, 2022 - End of Nomination Period & Declaration of Candidates
  • October 5 & 12, 2022 - Advanced Voting Opportunities
  • October 15, 2022 - General Voting Day

Election Information

We have all the background on the candidates, voter information, FAQs and more. Stay informed and find out what you need to know.

Meet the Candidates:

General Election Information:

Local Elections Legislation: 

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Where & When to Vote

Election Day is set for Saturday, October 15, 2022. Advance voting opportunities are set for October 12 and 13. See time and location details below.

ADVANCE VOTING DAYS – OCTOBER 12 & 13 

When: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Where: Echo Centre, 4255 Wallace Street, Port Alberni, BC

All electors are eligible to vote at Advance Voting – Ballots counted Oct 15th.

GENERAL VOTING DAY – OCTOBER 15

When: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Where: Alberni Athletic Hall, 3727 Roger Street, Port Alberni, BC

Questions?

For more information, please contact:

Twyla Slonski, Chief Election Officer

City Hall, 4850 Argyle Street

Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8

Telephone: 250-720-2823

Email: twyla_slonski@portalberni.ca

Past Election Results

You can view the results of the most recent elections by clicking the links below.