2018 General Local Election Voting Day is October 20!

Vote this Saturday!


Voting Day for the 2018 General Local Election is this Saturday, October 20, 2018.

On General Election Day, October 20, 2018, eligible electors can vote at any of these voting locations, open 8 am to 8 pm:

  • Bowen Park Auditorium, 500 Bowen Road
  • Chase River Elementary School, 1503 Cranberry Avenue
  • City of Nanaimo Service & Resource Centre, 411 Dunsmuir Street
  • Coal Tyee Elementary School, 2280 Sun Valley Drive
  • Departure Bay Activity Centre, 1415 Wingrove Street
  • Georgia Avenue Elementary School, 625 Georgia Avenue
  • McGirr Elementary School, 6199 McGirr Road
  • Nanaimo Alliance Church, 1609 Meredith Road
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, 741 Third Street
  • Protection Island Fire Hall, 26 Pirates Lane (Open 10:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  • Randerson Ridge Elementary School, 6021 Nelson Road
  • Wellington Community Hall, 3922 Corruna Avenue

The preliminary results of the election will be announced after 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 20 and posted on the City's website.

For more information on the election, please visit www.nanaimo.ca/goto/elections

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Key Points

  • General Voting Day is Saturday, October 20, 2018.
  • Eligible electors can vote at any of the twelve voting locations throughout Nanaimo open from 8 am to 8 pm. Protection Island voting location is open 10 am to 6 pm


"It was a record breaking turnout for advance polls with over 5,000 ballots cast over the two days. Thank you to all those who have voted so far. We appreciate your patience as you waited in line. Electors who have yet to cast their vote will have eleven locations in Nanaimo and one on Protection Island to choose from on Saturday."

Chief Election Officer
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • 2,262 votes were cast in the 2014 General Local Election advance polls.


Jessica Votes! Will you?
Jessica Votes! Will you?
2018 General Election Voting Locations
2018 General Election Voting Locations


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

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