Elections

2022 Election


On Saturday, October 15, 2022, City residents voted for one (1) Mayor, six (6) Councillors and four (4) School Trustees. Elected officials will serve a four-year term from November 2022 to October 2026.

Key Dates

  • Nomination Period:                            August 30 - September 9, 2022 - Completed
  • Campaign Period:                                September 17 - October 15, 2022 - Completed
  • Advance Voting Opportunities:  October 5, 8 and 13, 2022 - Completed
  • General Voting Day:                           October 15, 2022 - Completed
  • Inaugural Meeting:                              November 1, 2022 - Completed

General local elections (and by-elections) are the most direct way for the public to influence their local government by choosing the individuals who will make decisions and govern on their behalf following general voting day. Learn more on the Elections BC website and the Province of BC website.

2022 General Local Election Results

To view the 2022 General Local Election official results, click here.

To view the 2022 General Local Election preliminary results, click here.

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Information for Voters

Advance voting for the 2022 Local Government Election was held 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, October 5, 2022
  • Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Thursday, October 13, 2022

General Voting day was Saturday, October 15, 2022 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. 

There is no need to pre-register to vote as the City of Penticton will be using the Provincial Voters List, updated in July 2022.  If you are not on the list, you will be able to register at the time of voting. Resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity.

Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property (ownership), and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners.

At the time of voting you will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following qualification requirements:

•    18 years of age or older on general voting day (October 15, 2022)
•    Canadian citizen
•    Resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration
•    Current resident of Penticton, OR registered owner of real property in the City of Penticton for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, and
•    not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.

Nominated Candidates

The nomination period closed Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. To view the Declaration of Election by Voting for the 2022 Local Government Election click here. Nomination documents are available for viewing below.

Nomination Documents for the Office of Mayor
LAST NAMEFirst Name
BLOOMFIELDJulius
HAYWARDOwen
HOUNSLOWCorey
REYNENJason
VASSILAKIJohn
Nomination Documents for the Office of Councillor
LAST NAMEFirst Name
BOULTBEEAmelia
GILBERTIsaac
GRAHAMRyan
HALLLindsey
JAKUBEITAndrew
KONANZHelena
KRUGERNick
LLEWELLYNWayne
MILLERJames
O'KELLKatie
REGEHRFrank
ROBINSONKatie
SANDHUDavinder
SCHWARTZENBERGERLarry
STEWARTShannon
WATTCampbell
Nomination Documents for the Office of School Trustee
LAST NAMEFirst Name
CLARKEShelley
HANSENKate
KELSEYLynn
PALANIOJames
SHEPPARDBarb
VAN RAESTracy

 

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