Vancouver by-election to be held on October 14th, NDP government to decide if VSB trustees to be replaced at the same time

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Vancouver City Council will be appointing the Chief Election Officer responsible for planning out the upcoming by-election.

The primary role of the Officer is to implement the by-election, ensure the integrity of the voting process and to encourage democratic participation.

Via a release from the City of Vancouver, the by-election will likely take place on October 14th.

The provincial government must notify the City its plan to hold a Vancouver School Board by-election for school Trustees by August 4th.

Proposed dates leading up to by-election

The nomination period for potential candidates will take place from August 29th to September 8th.

Advanced voting will take place from October 4th to October 10th, between 8 am to 8 pm at City Hall.

General voting day is scheduled for October 14th, with around 50 polling stations located throughout the city, including schools, community centres, City Hall and a church.

In order to vote in the Vancouver by-election, you must be 18-years-old or older on general voting day, be a Canadian citizen, have lived in BC for at least six months prior to the election, and have lived in Vancouver for at least 30 days before voting day.