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    2022 General Election

    The Official results of the 2022 General Local Election Are In! Congratulations to the newly elected Port Hardy Mayor and Council!


    The Next General Election is Saturday October 15, 2022

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    Opportunities to vote

    The District offers many opportunities to cast your ballot:

    • General Voting day from 8am-8pm Saturday October 15
    • Advance Voting day from 8am-8pm Wednesday October 5
    • Mail Ballot Voting

    Application for a Mail Ballot 

    Voter Information


    In order to be eligible to vote locally as a resident or non-resident property elector, a person must:

    • Be a resident in the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote
    • Be 18 years of age or older when they register to vote, or 18 years or older on general voting day,
    • Be a Canadian citizen,
    • Have been a resident of B.C. for at least six months before they register to vote,
    • Own property in the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for 30 days prior to Election Day (non-resident), and
    • Not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election

    Important Dates

    Current Notices


    Looking for more?

    Contact us:

    Ross Blackwell, Chief Election Officer

    Louisa Bates, Deputy Chief Election Officer





    General local elections
    Responsible conduct 


    Being an effective elected official 
    The basics of general local elections 
    The role of local elected officials


    Candidate’s Guide to Local Elections 


    General Local Elections 101
    Thinking About Running for Local Office? 
    What Every Candidate Needs to Know
    Supporting a Candidate for Local Elections 
    Scrutineers Guide to General Local Elections 
    Voter’s Guide for Electors Living on Reserve
    Elector Organization Guide to Local Elections
    Voter’s Guide to Local Elections in B.C.


    Candidate Information

    Candidates for District of Port Hardy

    Position  Surname First Name
    Mayor Corbett-Labatt Pat
    Mayor Guy Athena
    Councillor Dorward Janet
    Councillor Dugas Dennis
    Councillor Keamo Jamie
    Councillor Robertson Fred
    Councillor Salski Marilynn
    Councillor Smith Treena
    Councillor Tidbury John
    Councillor Texmo Brian

    For information on campaign expense limits and third-party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

    Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280

    Email: lecf@elections.bc.ca

    Website: www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

    In an effort to create awareness, the Local Government Management Association, Local Government Leadership Academy, Union of B.C. Municipalities and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs worked to develop the materials for a diverse audience of prospective candidates.

    Advice for those thinking of running for elected office

    What is Responsible Conduct?

    Working with others

    Reflections on Building Relationships with First Nations

    Unproductive Conflict vs. Productive Conflict

    Tools to Support Good Governance

    Characteristics of Effective Locally Elected Officials

    What is Local Government?

    Testing Your Readiness for Local Office