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Candidate Nomination Deadline is September 14, 2018 at 4 pm

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September 14, 2018 Update: View the list of declared candidates.

Nominations to elect one Mayor, four Councillors, and one School Trustee will be received by the Village of Cumberland during the nomination period from 9:00 am on September 4, 2018 to 4:00 pm September 14, 2018, excluding statutory holidays and weekends.

Nominations delivered by hand, mail or other delivery service must be received at the Village of Cumberland office during the nomination period at the Village office during regular office hours of Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Important: You must have your declaration taken by a Commissioner for Taking Affidavits in BC or the Chief Election Officer by the nomination deadline of September 14, 2018 at 4pm.

Nomination documents may be submitted by email to (you will receive an email to confirm receipt) or by fax to 250-336-2321 during the nomination period. The originals of emailed or faxed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:30 pm on September 21, 2018.

Nomination forms and information on the requirements and procedures for making a nomination are available online and at the Village 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 general voting day on October 20, 2018
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Rachel Parker, Chief Election Officer 250-336-3005
Sundance Topham, Deputy Chief Election Officer, 250-336-2291

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC by toll-free phone at 1-855-952-0280, by email at, and at

Find out more about becoming a candidate and about voting at the 2018 general local election.

View the list of candidates who have submitted nominations.

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