Declaration of Candidates - 2018 Municipal Election

Mayor and councillor candidates declared for 2018 municipal election

Summary

The nomination period has ended and the Chief Election Officer has declared the candidates for the 2018 municipal election. Four candidates have been declared for the position of mayor and forty candidates have been declared for the position of councillor. The deadline for candidates to withdraw is 4:00 pm, Friday, September 21, 2018.

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, electors in the City of Nanaimo will elect one mayor and eight councillors. Two advance polls will be held at Bowen Park Auditorium from 8 am to 8 pm on Wednesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 17, 2018. General Voting Day is Saturday, October 20, 2018, and there will be twelve voting locations throughout Nanaimo where eligible electors can cast their ballot.

For more information and to see a complete list of candidates, visit Nanaimo.ca/goto/elections.

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Key Points

  • The Chief Election Officer has declared the candidates for the 2018 Municipal Election.
  • The deadline for candidates to withdraw is 4:00 pm, Friday, September 21, 2018.

Quotes

"On Election Day, voters will choose their mayor and councillors from the candidates declared today."

Chief Election Officer
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • General Voting Day is Saturday, October 20, 2018. Voting Places are open from 8 am to 8 pm, excluding the Protection Island voting place, which is open from 10 am to 6 pm.
  • Two advance voting opportunities are available on Wednesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 17 at Bowen Park (500 Bowen Road) from 8 am to 8 pm.
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Contact:

Sheila Gurrie
Chief Election Officer
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4405

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