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Corporate Services & Community Safety » Legislative Services » By-election 2017

Information for Candidates

Additional Information for Candidates running in 2017 By-election:

  1. Notice of Nomination
  2. 2017 By-Election Important Dates and Deadlines for Candidates
  3. Council Meeting Schedule 2017
  4. Introduction to the City of Kamloops
  5. Election Procedure Bylaw No. 7-1-44
    Please note Section 4- nomination documents (Form C2) will be posted on the City's website (including your financial disclosure forms).
  6. Important City of Kamloops Documents
  7. Council Policy No. GGL-3- Council Remuneration, Travel Expenses, Insurance, Communications Allowance
    NOTE: As per Council Policy No. GGL-3, effective January 1, 2017, the Mayor shall receive an annual remuneration of $90,594.00 and each Councillor shall be paid a remuneration of $36,237.60.
  8. Candidate's Guide, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Formerly Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development)
  9. 9. Local Government in BC- A Community Effort, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Formerly Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development)
  10. Local Elections Campaign Financing
    All queries and registrations related to campaign financing, election advertising, and third party advertising must be directed to Elections BC.

    Elections BC
    Additional Resources:
    a) Local Elections Campaign Financing Act
    b) Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in BC for Candidates, Elector Organizations and their Financial Agents
  11. Excerpts from the Local Government Act
    • Elector Qualifications- Sections 65-67
    • Qualifications for Office- Sections 81-83
    • Nominations- Sections 84-91 (excluding Section 88)
    • Candidate Endorsement by Elector Organization- Sections 92-96
    • Elector Organizations- Sections 97-100
    • Candidates and Representatives- Sections 101-103
    • Election Offences- Sections 161-166
    • Complete Part 3- Elections- Sections 47-168
Additional Information:

Cindy Kennedy, Chief Election Officer at 250-828-3859
Stephanie Nichols, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 250-828-3546
Maria Mazzotta, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 250-828-3485

Note: All correspondence is entered into our system and will be directed accordingly. The City of Kamloops will endeavor to contact you within two business days. Thank you.