Notice of Election

2022 General Local Election
Notice of Election by Voting

Click here for a PDF version of the Notice of Election by Voting [PDF - 793 KB]

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) that an Election by Voting is necessary to elect Directors for Electoral Areas B, C, E, G and J, for terms commencing October 2022 and terminating after the general election in 2026, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom the votes will be received are: 

Area Surname Names Residential Address
B

Tierney

Wall

Roger

Tanya

4690 Samuelson Rd., Canyon

2812 Erickson St., Creston

C

Casemore

Vandenberghe

Adam

Kelly

2759 Rocky Pt. Rd., Creston

Wynndel, BC

E

Goldsbury

Graham

Rye

Veregin

Reggie

Cheryl

Dan

Landon

7924 Balfour Wharf Rd., Balfour

7778 Balfour Wharf Rd., Balfour

34-7126 Hwy 3A, Nelson

6112 Pippers Lane, Nelson

G

Bundschuh

Cunningham

Segall

Anna

Hans

Farrell

108 Douglas Rd., Nelson

Ymir, BC

Salmo, BC

J

Hanegraaf

Tassone

Henny

Kim

1316 McPhee Rd., Castlegar

1473 Meadowbrook Dr., Castlegar

**One (1) to be elected in each Electoral Area.

Declaration of Election by Voting [PDF - 2 MB]

Pursuant to section 98 of the Local Government Act, the following candidates are elected by acclamation:

Office of Director of Electoral Area A Garry Jackman
Office of Director of Electoral Area D Aimee Watson
Office of Director of Electoral Area F Tom Newell
Office of Director of Electoral Area H Walter Popoff
Office of Director of Electoral Area I Andy Davidoff
Office of Director of Electoral Area K Teresa Weatherhead

Declaration of Election by Acclamation [PDF - 1 MB]

 Advanced Voting Opportunity

The Advance Voting Opportunity shall be on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:

Electoral Area B

Yahk Community Hall 8790 Railway Ave., Yahk, BC
Creston & District Community Complex 312-19th Ave.N, Creston, BC

Electoral Area C

Creston & District Community Complex 312-19th Ave.N, Creston, BC

Electoral Area E

Balfour Seniors Hall 8435 Busk St., Balfour, BC
RDCK Office 202 Lakeside Dr., Nelson, BC

Electoral Area G

Salmo Community Centre 206 7th St., Salmo, BC

Electoral Area J

Castlegar & District Community Complex 2101 6th Ave., Castlegar, BC

 General Voting Day

The General Voting Day will be on Saturday, October 15, 2022 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. for qualified electors of the RDCK at the following locations:

Electoral Area B

Erickson Elementary School 3523 Hwy 3, Erickson, BC
Canyon Elementary School 4575 Canyon/Lister Rd., Canyon, BC
Yahk Community Hall 8790 Railway Ave., Yahk, BC
Creston & District Community Complex 312-19th Ave. N, Creston, BC

Electoral Area C

West Creston Community Hall 1350 West Creston Rd., Creston, BC
Wynndel Community Hall 5127 Wynndel Rd., Wynndel, BC
Creston & District Community Complex 312-19th Ave. N, Creston, BC

Electoral Area E

Balfour Seniors Hall 8435 Busk St., Balfour, BC
Procter Community Hall 246 Third St., Procter, BC
Blewett Elementary School 2665 Blewett Rd., Nelson, BC
RDCK Office 202 Lakeside Dr., Nelson, BC

Electoral Area G

Salmo Community Centre 206 7th St., Salmo, BC
Ymir Community Hall 7210 1st Ave., Ymir

Electoral Area J

Robson Community Hall 3067 Waldie Ave., Robson, BC
Ootischenia Community Hall 1119 Columbia Rd., Ootischenia, BC
Castlegar & District Community Complex 2101 6th Ave., Castlegar, BC

 Elector Registration

If you are not on the list of electors (voters list), you may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following qualifications:

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

To register, 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.

Elector Registration Form (please fill out the form and bring it with you on voting day) - No-7-1-Resident_Elector_Registration-Fillable.pdf [PDF - 877 KB]

Non-Resident Property Electors

To register, 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, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the other property owners.

Non-Resident Elector Registration Form (please fill out the form and bring it with you on voting day) - No-7-2-Non_Resident_Elector_Registration-Fillable.pdf [PDF - 883 KB]

Non-Resident Elector Written Consent Form (please fill out the form and bring it with you on voting day) - No-7-3-Non_Resident_Elector_Consent_Form-Fillable.pdf [PDF - 825 KB]

Pursuant to the LGA, no corporation is entitled to be registered as an elector or have a representative registered as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote.

Voting by Mail

The RDCK has enacted a bylaw which authorizes voting by mail ballot and establishes the procedures to do so. Qualified electors wishing to receive a Mail Ballot Package must apply to the RDCK before October 13, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Ballots must be returned to the voting station at the RDCK at Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC by 8:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15, 2022.

For more information:

Tom Dool Chief Elections Officer
Angela Lund Deputy Elections Officer

250.352.6665 or

1.800.268.7325

 

elections@rdck.bc.ca 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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