Running for Council?

Important Contacts

Kevin Taylor
Chief Election Officer

Nate Moyer
Deputy Chief Election Officer

Lillooet Municipal Hall
615 Main Street
P.O. Box 610
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0
Phone: 250-256-4289
Fax: 250-256-4288

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 12:00 noon; and
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Closed Statutory Holidays

Nomination packages will be available for pick-up at Lillooet Municipal Hall, 615 Main Street, Lillooet, British Columbia, in August 2022. Individuals requesting a nomination package must obtain the information from the Chief Election Officer or designate.


The Province of BC has prepared some informative videos for individuals considering running for Council. 

Thinking of running for local office?

Serving your community can be a rewarding experience. There are many good reasons to run for office—you might run to be actively involved in the local decision-making process, contribute your experience and knowledge to the community, address issues or lead change in your community.

Learn more about local elections, role of elected officials, and being an effective elected official

Running for local office

Residents of B.C. who are interested in running for office in general local elections must meet certain requirements to be nominated for and hold office if elected. In addition, how elected officials conduct themselves as individuals, and collectively as part of a decision-making body, is key to carrying out their responsibilities and providing good governance to their communities.

Provincial legislation sets out residency and nomination requirements, the nomination process, public access to nomination documents, how candidates run their election campaigns, as well as campaign financing and election advertising rules..

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