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Chris Plagnol
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Elections/Voting 

2014 Election
Coming up in November, general local elections will be held all over the province. This includes an election for the Director of Electoral Area A in the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

Electoral Area A comprises University Endowment Lands, University of British Columbia lands, Bowyer Island, Grebe Islets, Passage Island, Barnston Island, and those areas of Howe Sound, Indian Arm and West Pitt Lake in the GVRD not within a municipal corporation. Community Profiles

General voting day is Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 8am to 8pm.

Information for Candidates
If you are interested in running for office in this election, a nomination package will be published here in early September.

To qualify you must be:

  • 18 years or older on general voting day;
  • a Canadian citizen; a resident of British Columbia for at least six months prior to the date of nomination;
  • not disqualified from voting in an election in BC, being nominated, elected or holding office, or otherwise disqualified by law. You do not have to live in Electoral Area A.
Information for Voters
General voting day is Saturday, November 15, 2014.

You may also vote at two advance voting opportunities on:

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014, or
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Watch here for more details here about voting locations, eligibility, and other election information.

School Trustee Elections

You may also be eligible to vote in the School Trustee election in your area.

Election Results 
Previous election results for the election of the Director of Electoral Area A in the Greater Vancouver Regional District are available, as follows:  

 2011 Official Results
 2008 Official Results
 2005 Official Results

Electoral Area A comprises University Endowment Lands, University of British Columbia lands, Bowyer Island, Grebe Islets, Passage Island, Barnston Island, and those areas of Howe Sound, Indian Arm and West Pitt Lake in the GVRD not within a municipal corporation.

Electoral Area A Map

Alternative Approval Processes

An Alternative Approval Process is another method of voting that enables electors to state their opposition to a proposition put forward by the Board. If more than 10% of electors express their opposition, the Board cannot proceed with the proposition. This is an alternative method to an election or referendum that may be used in certain cases to seek approval from electors.

At present, there are no Alternative Approval Processes before the electorate.