Elections

2022 Election

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, City residents will vote 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
  • Campaign Period:                                September 17 - October 15, 2022
  • Advance Voting Opportunities:  October 5, 8 and 13, 2022
  • General Voting Day:                           October 15, 2022
  • Inaugural Meeting:                              November 1, 2022

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.

Information for the 2022 local election has been provided below.

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Information for Candidates

Information for Voters

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

General Voting day is 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. 

Nominated Candidates

Information on all candidates who have filed nomination papers with the City will be provided here as soon as it is available. The nomination period begins on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

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