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Municipal Election

On October 20, 2018, a local general election will be held for mayors, councillors, and school board trustees. Preliminary election results will be posted here after 8 pm on October 20.

General Election Information

Pursuant to the Local Government Act, general voting day is to be held Saturday, October 20, 2018, between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at Millstream Elementary School and Ruth King Elementary School.

There will also be two Advance Voting Opportunities on Wednesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 17 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm in Council Chambers located on the 3rd floor of Langford City Hall.

Elections will be held to select the following public officials for a four year term:

  • 1 Mayor
  • 6 Councillors
  • 4 School Trustees (representing the SD62 ‘Belmont Area' which includes Langford)

For School Trustee Election Information, please contact School District 62 or the Chief Election Officer Tom Moore at 250-472-0059.

Candidates for the 2018 General Local Election

The nomination period of candidates for the 2018 general local election opened on September 4 and closed at 4 pm on September 14.  The following persons, listed alphabetically, have been declared as candidates.  Nomination documents are available for public inspection at Langford City Hall during normal business hours.  View the official notice of election here.

 For the Office of Mayor: one (1) to be elected

  • Robert Fraser
  • Stewart Young

 For the Office of Councillor: six (6) to be elected

For the Office of School Trustee: four (4) to be elected

  • Cendra Beaton
  • Bob Beckett
  • Russ Chipps
  • Wendy Hobbs
  • Ravi Parmar
  • Dianna Seaton
  • Blair Sloane
  • Trudy Spiller

Residency Requirements

Only qualified City of Langford residents and non-resident property owners are eligible to vote in the Langford municipal election.

If you are uncertain about your municipality of residence, your property tax notice is a good document to refer to. If you are still uncertain, please contact the City of Langford at 250-478-7882 and we will be happy to assist you.

Resident Elector Qualifications

In order to be eligible to vote as a resident elector on Voting Day you must satisfy all of the following criteria:

  • age 18 or older; and
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and
  • a resident of the City of Langford for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and
  • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.

Are you on a Voter’s list?

You must register to vote before you receive a ballot. The City of Langford will use the Provincial Voters’ List as the City’s List of Registered Electors for the 2018 City of Langford local general election. If you are registered as an elector, you should already be on this list. To confirm that you are on the Provincial Voters' List in the City of Langford, please contact Elections BC by phone at 1-800-661-8683. If you feel you might not be on the provincial voters’ list, or, if you wish to register to vote, you may do so online through Elections BC.

If you were not on the Provincial Voters List before it was provided to the City on July 19, 2018, your name will not be on the City's list. Please contact Langford City Hall at 250-478-7882 to confirm whether you are registered to vote in the 2018 local election.

Legislation requires that advance registration for the 2018 local general election must close at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. After that time, people wishing to vote in the 2018 local general election must wait until advance voting or general voting day, and can register directly at the polling station.

Elector Identity

Two pieces of identification to verify your identity are required to register and may be required by election officials at the time of voting. 

For further information about registering to vote as a non-resident property elector, please contact the City of Langford at 250-478-7882.

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