• Where is Electoral Area A?

    Electoral Area A occupies approximately 818 Km2 of land and includes the following communities and inhabited areas:

    • Lands along Howe Sound, located between the District of West Vancouver and Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (excluding the Village of Lions Bay). This includes the communities of Ocean Point, Strachan Point and Montizambert Wynd.
    • Bowyer and Passage Islands (in Howe Sound)
    • Northern portion of Indian Arm
    • Boulder Island and Carraholly Point (at the southern end of Indian Arm)
    • West side of Pitt Lake
    • Barnston Island (in the Fraser River, west of Golden Ears Bridge)
    • University Endowment Lands (includes most of Pacific Spirit Regional Park)
    • University of British Columbia (including University Neighbourhoods)

    Electoral Area A Map


A by-election was held this year to fill the vacancy for the office of Director for Electoral Area A. General Voting Day was Saturday, June 15, 2019. Advance Voting opportunities were held on Wed., June 5, 2019 and Sat., June 8, 2019. Vote by Mail was also available to those meeting the legislated criteria.


Official results are available (Section146 of the Local Government Act) and can be accessed by selecting the link below.

 2019 Offical By-election Results

The deadline for the application for a judicial recount is June 24, 2019, and if applicable, the judicial recount must be completed by June 28, 2019.

In order to meet legislated deadlines (Section 158 of the Local Government Act), a report on the by-election results will be submitted to the June 28, 2019 MVRD Board meeting. The report will be amended should an application for judicial recount be submitted.

The successful candidate must take their Oath of Office as Director, Electoral Area A, Metro Vancouver Regional District, within 45 days after declaration of Election results (Sections 147 and 202 of the Local Government Act). The first day the successful candidate may take their Oath of Office is dependent on whether there is a judicial recount. June 25, 2019, with no judicial recount, or June 29, 2019 with a judicial recount.

Public Notices

 Declaration of Election

 Declaration of Candidates

 Notice of Nomination


 Candidate Profiles

Important Election Links


Contacts for general inquiries:

Information Centre

Election Coordinator   
Janis Knaupp

Chief Election Officer
Klara Kutakova

Deputy Chief Election Officer
Kelly Hardy