View a list of local events that are relevant to the upcoming election. Whether it’s an opportunity to meet the candidates or just chat with your neighbours, get involved and informed.
View Upcoming Events
You have the opportunity to ask the candidates a question and allow them to respond. This is a great way to highlight an issue that’s important to you. Asking questions is how we see who we’d like to vote for.Ask A Question
Write an endorsement for candidate(s) that you support. By writing an endorsement, you’re supporting the candidate as well as helping other Kamloops residents make a more informed decision on voting day.Create An Endorsement
Key Election Dates
Monday, September 21
42nd Provincial General Election called
See the Writs of election
Voters may wish to:
- Register to vote
- Find out how to vote safely
- Request a vote-by-mail package
- Vote at a district electoral office
Saturday, September 26, midnight (Pacific time)
General registration closes
Register to vote or update your information online or by phone before this date to help make voting faster and easier. You will still be able to register or update your information when you vote, but the voting process will take longer.
Friday, October 2, 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Candidate nominations close
A full List of Candidates will be posted online as soon as possible after candidate nominations close.
Thursday, October 15 to Wednesday, October 21, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
See our Where to Vote page for details and use our Where to Vote app for voting locations and hours.
Saturday, October 24, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Pacific time)
General Voting Day
Find out Where to Vote.
Completed vote-by-mail packages must be received by Elections BC by 8 p.m. Pacific time.
Preliminary voting results will be reported after 8 p.m.
Friday, November 6
Final Count begins
All absentee ballots are counted.
Preparations for final count and the final count itself may take more time depending on the number of mail-in ballots. Preparations for final count take place between General Voting Day and the start of final count.
Monday, November 16
Writs of election are returned to the Chief Electoral Officer ending the election period. This day may occur later if final count takes longer (see above).
Friday, January 22
Financing report filing deadline
Deadline for political parties, candidates, and third party advertising sponsors to file election financing reports with Elections BC.