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Key Dates

Important dates for the 2018 Local Government Election are: 

Wednesday, June 20

Special SCHOOL TRUSTEE CANDIDATES Forum
7:00-8:00pm at the School Board Office (2125 Keating X Road)

Friday, July 27

Nomination Packages Available

Tuesday, August 28

Advance Elector Registration Closes

 Wednesday, August 29

 Availability of official List of Electors

Tuesday, September 4

Nomination Period BEGINS 9:00am

Thursday, September 6 

Special CANDIDATES FORUM  
at 6:00pm at the Mary Winspear Centre
(hosted by the Town of Sidney and the District of North Saanich) 

Friday, September 14

Nomination Period ENDS 4:00pm
(4:00pm, September 21 - deadline to receive original nomination documents and for withdrawal of candidates)

Saturday, September 22

Campaign Period begins (to October 20)

Monday, September 24

Declaration of Election by Voting 4:00pm
OR Declaration of Candidates Elected by Acclamation

Monday, October 1

Availability of Mail-In Ballot Packages (tentative)

Tuesday, October 2

Special ALL CANDIDATES Meeting
at the Mary Winspear Centre 
(hosted by the Sidney Community Association) 

Wednesday, October 10

Advance Voting Day #1 (8:00am to 8:00pm, Town Hall)

Wednesday, October 17

Advance Voting Day #2 (8:00am to 8:00pm, Town Hall)

Saturday, October 20

General Voting Day (8:00am to 8:00pm, Mary Winspear Centre)
- when determined, Preliminary Election Results will be posted

Wednesday, October 24

Declaration of Official Election Results, 4:00pm

Monday, November 5

Inaugural Council Meeting

Friday, January 18, 2019

Campaign Financing Disclosure Statement filing deadline

Monday, February 19, 2019

Campaign Financing Disclosure Statement LATE filing deadline with a penalty fee of $500