Information for Voters

The next local government election will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Bowen Island Municipality will use the provincial list of voters prepared by Elections BC in the October 2018 general local election.

You can register online through Elections BC.

In order to be eligible to vote on Bowen Island as a resident or non-resident property elector, a person must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older when they register to vote, or 18 years or older on general voting day,
  • Be a Canadian citizen,
  • Have been a resident of B. C. for at least six months before they register to vote,
  • Have either lived or owned property in the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for at least 30 days before they register to vote, and
  • Not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election

Voting rights are granted to citizens based on residency or property ownership. There is no corporate or business vote in local elections.

Last Updated on 2018-05-11 at 12:46 PM