Key Dates

KEY DATES

January 1, 2018 - Start of Election Period

March 13, 2018 - Last day to meet six (6) month B.C. residency requirement for candidate

April 19, 2018 - Last day to meet six (6) month B.C. residency requirement for electors registering on Voting Day

July 27, 2018 - Nomination and endorsement packages available

September 4, 2018 - Election worker hiring period starts

September 4, 2018 to September 14, 2018 - Nomination period

September 4, 2018 at 9:00 am - Nomination period begins at 9:00 am

September 4, 2018 - Campaign signage may be erected by candidates that have submitted their nomination documents. Review 100 m rule related to voting places before setting campaign signs

September 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm - Nomination period closes at 4:00 pm (late submissions CANNOT be accepted)

September 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm - Objections to elector registration must be received before 4:00 pm

September 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm - Declaration of Candidates (press release and website) at 4:30 pm

September 19, 2018 - In order to be eligible to vote, must be a resident of Kimberley one month prior to the election

September 21, 2018 - 4:00 pm deadline for withdrawal of candidates

September 21, 2018 - End of Election Period

September 22, 2018 - Start of Campaign Period

September 24, 2018 - Declaration of election by voting 
                                    (press release/ website) at 4:00 pm
                                    Declaration of candidates elected
                                    by acclamation if it applies

October 10, 2018 - 8 am to 8 pm - Required Advance Voting Opportunity – Centennial Centre – 100 – 4th Avenue

October 17, 2018 - 8 am to 8 pm - Second Advance Voting Opportunity – Centennial Centre – 100 – 4th Avenue

October 20, 2018 - End of Campaign Period

October 20, 2018 - GENERAL VOTING DAY
                               Centennial Centre – 100 – 4th Avenue
                               8 am to 8 pm

October 20, 2018 - Preliminary Results will be announced to candidates and the media at Centennial Centre following the close of polls. Results will be provided on the City’s website, CivicInfo BC and to local media.

October 24, 2018 - Declaration of official results will be done at noon at Kimberley City Hall

November 5, 2018 - Inaugural Council Meeting at Kimberley Conference Centre – at 7:00 pm.