Municipal Elections

The next General Local Government Election will be held on October 20, 2018.

Local government elections in British Columbia are held every four years. The current Council was elected in 2014, with a by-election taking place in 2017 for one Councillor position.

The 2018 General Local Government Election will be for all the positions of Mayor and the six Council positions.

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Key dates

Important dates during the general local election period.

  • Candidate registration 
  • Campaign periods
  • Advance voting opportunities
  • Voting day

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Candidate Information

A local elections candidate is someone seeking election as a mayor or councillor in the 2018 general local election.

  • Nomination Packages
  • Qualifications for office and candidate requirements
  • Candidate resources and further information
  • Provincial resources for potential candidates
  • Please note that questions on how campaign financing rules apply to specific situations should be directed to Elections BC, the agency responsible for compliance and enforcement.

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Voter Information

All Whistler residents who meet the voter requirements can vote. It does not matter whether you rent, own your home or property in Whistler but live elsewhere in B.C., you can also vote in the election. 

  • Find out if you are eligible to vote
  • What you need to vote
  • Voting dates

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Election information
  • General Local Government Election Information
  • School Trustee Election Procedures - Ministry of Education
  • General Election Information - Elections BC
  • Election resources

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Past election results
  • 2017 by-election results
  • 2014 election results


Elections Office