Elections

2021 By-Election and Community Opinion

The City of Penticton is holding a by-election to fill one (1) vacancy for the position of Councillor and ask the following Community Opinion Question:

Do you support the City selecting a private operator and entering into a long-term agreement of up to 25 years in order to fund the marina improvements and provide marina services at Skaha Lake Park?

YES or NO

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Nominated Candidates

This section will be updated as nomination documents are submitted.

The Chief Election Officer will make a Declaration of Candidates after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021. Candidates may withdraw their nomination up until 4 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Information for Candidates

Information for Voters

Advance voting for the 2021 Local Government By-Election will take place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on the following dates at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, 273 Power Street:

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021


General Voting day is Saturday, June 19, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, 273 Power Street or at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 2965 South Main Street. 

Please note that the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre is a smaller venue and there may be line ups.  We will make every attempt to get everyone voting as quickly as possible while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocols.

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