The Village of Silverton

Welcome to Silverton located in the heart of the Slocan Valley

2022 Election Information

2022 General Municipal Election

This fall, the voters of Silverton will be electing a Mayor and four Councillors to guide the Village for the coming term.

Key dates:

NOMINATION PERIOD:Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – Friday, September 9, 2022
ADVANCE POLL: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Silverton Village Office, 421 Lake Ave, Silverton
GENERAL VOTING: Saturday, October 15, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Silverton Memorial Hall, 203 Lake Ave, Silverton

NOTE: Mail ballot voting is available if you can't attend either voting day.

OFFICIAL DECLARATIONS:

Village of Silverton Public Notice - 2022 General Local Elections

Declaration of Candidates 2022

Notice Of Election By Voting

Declaration Of Election By Acclamation - Mayor

Declaration Of Official Election Results - Council

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES:

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Nomination packages available from the Village Office
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Start of nomination period
Friday, September 9, 2022 End of nomination period

Additional Resources for Candidates:

“Provincial Website”

“Thinking About Running for Local Office”

“Candidates Guide to Local Elections”

“What Every Candidate Needs to Know”

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VOTERS:

Resident Electors

If you reside in Silverton and meet the following qualifications, you are entitled to vote as a Resident Elector:

If you are a resident of Silverton and already on the Provincial Voters List you are automatically registered to vote in the upcoming Municipal and School Board elections.

Voter registration for qualified Resident Electors who aren't on the Provincial Voters List will be available at the polling station on voting days, or in conjunction with mail ballot voting.

Non-Resident Property Electors:

If you own property in Silverton (but vote and reside elsewhere in BC) you may be eligible to vote as a Non-Resident Property Elector (NRPE).

If you believe you are a qualified Non-Resident Property Elector (NRPE) you can contact the Village to determine if you are on the NRPE Register or if you need to complete the registration process in order to vote in the upcoming Municipal and School Board elections. You may register as a NRPE through Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at the Village Office.

Voter registration for Non-Resident Property Electors will also be available at the polling station on voting days, or in conjunction with mail ballot voting.

Additional Resources for Electors:

“Voter’s Guide to Local Elections in BC”

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Allaway, Chief Election Officer at elections@silverton.ca or 250-358-2200

Janet Boisvert, Deputy Chief Election Officer at jboisvert@silverton.ca or 250-358-2472