2018 General Local Election nomination packages available July 27

Summary

Those interested in running as a candidate in the 2018 General Local Election will be able to pick nomination packages for mayor, councillor and elector organizations starting Friday, July 27, 2018. Packages will be available for pick up until 4:00 pm on September 14, 2018, from the Legislative Services Department located on the first floor of City Hall. Those picking up packages will be required to provide their names however, their names will not be publicly released.

The nomination package contains all the information an interested person needs to know in order to become a candidate to run in the election, including rules regarding election signage, required number of nominators, nomination deposits and other applicable resource material. There is no fee to pick up a nomination package however, a nomination document filing fee will be charged when filing nomination documents.

To find more information on nominations including qualifications and deposit fees, visit www.nanaimo.ca/goto/elections or use the links located in the online version of this news release.

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Key Points

  • Nomination packages for mayor, councillor and elector organizations will be available from July 27, 2018 until 4:00 pm on September 14, 2018 at City Hall. Office hours are between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays.
  • The period to file nomination documents is from 9:00 am on September 4 until 4:00 pm on September 14, 2018.

Quotes

"The first step in the process of becoming a candidate in the 2018 General Local Election is picking up a nomination package and reviewing the material. Nomination packages contain all the vital information each potential candidate needs to know."

Deputy Chief Election Officer
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Sky Snelgrove
Deputy Chief Election Officer
City of Nanaimo
250 755-4405

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