A byelection will be held in Victoria on Dec. 12. (Black Press Media file photo)

A byelection will be held in Victoria on Dec. 12. (Black Press Media file photo)

Nomination period for Victoria’s byelection now open

Prospective candidates have until Nov. 6 to get papers in

The nomination period for prospective candidates in Victoria’s byelection are now open.

Prospective candidates have until Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. to get their nominations in.

Victoria residents vote to elect one city councillor on Dec. 12.

To obtain a Candidate Nomination Form, contact the Legislative Services office at city hall by calling 250-361-0571 or email elections@victoria.ca, as the building remains closed to the public due to COVID-19.

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Completed forms can be filed during the nomination period by making an in-person appointment or via email.

Only eligible candidates who have filed their papers by the close of nomination will be included on the ballot.

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Candidates will be declared no later than Nov. 16 and a candidate profile guide will be available on the city’s website by Nov. 17.

A byelection was planned for earlier this year to replace Laurel Collins who stepped down from council after being elected a Member of Parliament in October 2019.

For more information visit victoria.ca/election.


 

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