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The 2022 General Local Elections will be held on October 15, 2022

General local elections in BC are held every four years on the third Saturday in October.  General local elections include elections for municipal councils, regional district electoral areas and boards of education.  Useful information and education materials about local elections are available on the BC Government website

Village of Telkwa Municipal Elections

The Village of Telkwa Council is made up of one (1) Mayor and four (4) Councillors, who are elected for a four-year term.  Only Village of Telkwa residents and non-resident property owners are eligible to vote in the Village of Telkwa municipal election.


Please click on the notices below for documents related to the 2022 Village of Telkwa Municipal Elections:

Key Dates

For a complete list of important dates, please click here.

August 30

  • Nomination period begins (9:00 am)

September 9

  • Nomination period ends (4:00 pm)

  • Declaration of candidates (4:01 pm)

September 13

  • Deadline for challenge of candidate's nomination (4:00 pm)

September 14

  • Deadline for decision on challenge of candidate nomination

September 19

  • Declaration of election by voting (or acclamation)

October 5 

  • Advance voting opportunity (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) at the Telkwa Community Hall

October 15

  • GENERAL VOTING DAY (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) at the Telkwa Community Hall

October 16

  • All election signs must be removed

October 19

  • Deadline for official election results to be declared

October 19 to 24

  • Official recount period, if required

November 8

  • Inaugural meeting

November 8

  • First regular Council meeting

October 15, 2022

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Nomination Packages

Nomination packages for the Municipal General Election are available for pick up at the Village office Monday to Friday (8:30 am to 4:30 pm) until the close of the nomination period (4:00 pm on Friday, September 9).

Voting in the election

Visit Elections BC website for details on who can vote and to:

Additional resources:

Running for office

Become a candidate:

Find out what comes with running for office:

  • Who can run

  • Responsibilities

  • Key dates

  • Candidate resources


Notice of Nomination

Additional resources: