2018 Local Election Information

Mon, June 11, 2018

The City of Prince Rupert will be holding a General Local Election, Saturday October 20th, 2018. 


Prince Rupert voters will elect:

  • One mayor
  • Six councillors
  • Seven school trustees for School District 52.


Requirements to vote or be a candidate

To vote or run in the election, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older on general voting day
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Have lived in BC for at least 6 months immediately before election day or the day nomination papers are filed
  • Not be disqualified by law from voting, or from being nominated, elected, or holding office


Election Timeline:

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For more information, on running for local office, voting, and more, there are several resources available online:


Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Local government election information



Elections BC



General School Trustee election information



The City's Local Elections Officials for the 2018 municipal election are:

Chief Elections Officer – Corinne Bomben



Deputy Elections Officer – Antonio Vera