Update – October 19: The Chief Election Officer has confirmed the official Local Government General Election results for the 2022–2026 term. See the declaration of official election results.
October 15, 2022: The preliminary election results for the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) 2022 Local Government General Election have been released.
A total of 3224 Whistler voters cast their ballots to elect the mayor, six councillors and two school trustees out of a total of three candidates for mayor, 15 candidates for councillor and three candidates for school trustee. They will serve a four-year term.
Based on the preliminary election results, the following candidates have been elected for the four-year 2022–2026 council term:
ARTHUR DE JONG
Detailed election results will be available after all votes have been counted at whistler.ca/elections.
Official election results will be declared by Chief Election Officer Pauline Lysaght on Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at Municipal Hall. The new council will be sworn in at the Inaugural Council Meeting on Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Maury Young Arts Centre.
A total of 3224 voters cast ballots at the 2022 Local Government General Election; representing 34.98% of registered voters. There were 432 ballots cast at the Oct. 5 advance poll, and 485 ballots at the Oct. 8 advance poll.
In addition to the voting days, 121 mail ballots were cast before the close of voting.
Previous voter turnout rates were 2955 in the 2018, 1434 in the 2017 by-election, 2303 in the 2014 election, and 3952 in the 2011 election.
For more information about the municipal election and local government resources, visit whistler.ca/elections.