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 2014 General Local Election 

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 The 2014 General Local Election is

Saturday, November 15, 2014

 The electors of Prince George will elect:

    • One (1) Mayor;
    • Eight (8) Councillors; and
    • Seven (7) School Trustees.

 KEY DATES

Description Date Time
Last day to meet 6 month BC residency requirement for candidates Apr 8, 2014
Last day to meet 6 month BC residency requirement for voters May 13, 2014
Candidate Nomination Packages avaialable through the Legislative Services Division at City Hall Aug 22, 2014
Nomination period begins Sep 30, 2014  9:00 a.m.
First day that campaign signs can be erected Sep 30, 2014
Nomination period ends Oct 10, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Declaration of Candidates by Chief Election Officer Oct 10, 2014
Last day to meet 30 day Prince George residency requirement for voters Oct 15, 2014
Last day to withdraw candidacy Oct 17, 2014 4:00 p.m.
1st Advance Voting Opportunity at City Hall Nov 5, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2nd Advance Voting Opportunity at City Hall Nov 12, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
3rd Advance Voting Opportunity at UNBC Nov 13, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
General Voting Day Nov 15, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Declaration of Official Election Results by Chief Election Officer Nov 19, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Inaugural Council Meeting Dec 1, 2014
Disclosure Documents Filing Deadline Feb 13, 2015

 

 

 CANDIDATES

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

    • Canadian citizen;
    • 18 years of age or older on or before general voting day;
    • Resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months prior to the date of nomination; and
    • Not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

NOMINATION PACKAGES

Nomination packages are available for pick-up from 5th Floor, City Hall between 8:30 a.m and 5:00 p.m. beginning August 22, 2014.

NOMINATION PERIOD

The nomination period begins at 9:00 a.m. on September 30, 2014 and ends at 4:00 p.m. on October 10, 2014. 

 

WORKING FOR THE ELECTION

The City of Prince George is currently accepting applications for residents interested in working for the 2014 Local Election on General Voting Day and Advance Voting Days. If you are interested in working for the 2014 Election, please complete and submit an application form no later than September 12, 2014.

Please note that successful applicants will be required to attend a training session that corresponds to their assigned role.  

The City of Prince George thanks all residents that apply to work for the 2014 Local Election. Please note that we will be making staffing assignment decisions after the September 12th applicaiton deadline. Only those hired will be contacted.

 

ELECTORS

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ELECTORS

RESIDENT

 You are eligible to vote in the Prince George General Local Election as a resident elector when you:

  • are 18 years of age or older when you register to vote, or will be 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
  • are a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before you register to vote;
  • have lived in the City of Prince George for at least 30 days before you register to vote; and,
  • are not disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election.
 NON-RESIDENT
  You are eligible to vote in the Prince George General Local Election as a non-resident property elector when you:
  • are 18 years of age or older when you register to vote, or will be 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
  • are a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before you register to vote;
  • have lived in the City of Prince George for at least 30 days before you register to vote;
  • are not disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election; and,
  • are the registered owner of property in the City of Prince George for at least 30 days before you register to vote.

VOTER REGISTRATION

The City of Prince George uses same-day voter registration.
This means you do not need to register in advance to vote in the Prince George General Local Election.

Click here for a list of acceptable identification that will provide proof of your identity and place of residence.
Please note that at least one of the two documents of acceptable identification must contain your signature.
** Combination BC Care Card and BC Driver's License only count as one document**

 

VOTING LOCATIONS AND DATES

Qualified electors can vote from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the following voting locations:

Click here for a voting location map, or click the locations below for a site map.

DATE LOCATION
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (Advanced Voting Day)  City Hall 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (Advanceed Voting Day)  City Hall
Thursday November 13, 2014 (Advanced Voting Day)  UNBC - Doug Little Lounge
   
 Saturday, November 15, 2014 (General Voting Day) Blackburn Community Centre
  DP Todd Secondary School
Edgewood Elementary School
John McInnis Centre
Kelly Road Secondary School
DP Todd Secondary School
Malaspina Elementary School
Ron Brent Elementary School
Vanway Elementary School

 

RESULTS

Candidate Total Advance Nov 5 Advance Nov 12 Advance Nov 13 Special Mail Kelly Road Vanway Blackburn DP Todd Edgewood John McInnis Malaspina Ron Brent
MAYOR
COUNCILLOR

 

FAQs
 Who can vote?
 Where and when can I vote?
 What if I need assistance to vote?
 How do I register to vote?
 Can I vote by mail ballot?

 

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Contacts
Full Name: Walter Babicz
Job Title: Chief Election Officer
Company: City of Prince George 5th Floor City Hall, 1100 Patricia Boulevard, Prince George BC, V2L 3V9
Business Phone: 250.561.7602
E-mail Address: wbabicz@city.pg.bc.ca
Fax Number: 250.561.0183


 
Full Name: Deanna Wasnik
Job Title: Deputy Chief Election Officer
Company: City of Prince George 5th Floor City Hall, 1100 Patricia Boulevard, Prince George, BC V2L 3V9
Business Phone: 250.561.7602
E-mail Address: dwasnik@city.pg.bc.ca
Fax Number: 250.561.0183


 

 







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