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Municipal Politics: 2011 Municipal Elections
The City of Pitt Meadows has put together a helpful guide for candidates and voters in the November 19 municipal election. It includes links to important information for voters.
General Local Elections are held every three years on the third Saturday of November. The next General Local Election will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Public Notice is given to the electors of the City of Pitt Meadows that nominations for the offices of:
1 to be elected
6 to be elected
2 to be elected
for a 3-year term (December 2011 to December 2014), will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, at City Hall starting October 4 at 9 am until October 14 at 4:00 pm
Click here to see candidate nominations.
Please refer to the Election Calendar in the side bar regarding other important dates and deadlines for the election.
Advance voter registration for those not on the (Provincial Voter’s) list (ie: if you have just moved into the municipality) ended September 27, 2011. Registration forms are available by clicking here [PDF - 83 KB] or at City Hall front reception.
Please note that you will be required to bring your completed form to the advance polling station (City Hall Meadows Room) on Nov. 9 & 10 or on election day (Nov 19, 2011), along with two (2) pieces of valid identification in order to vote if you are not currently on the Voter’s List. Please contact Linda Kelly to find out if you are on the current list (604-465-2414) or Elections BC at www.electionsbc.ca (1-800- 661-8683).
Candidate nomination packages are available for pick up at City Hall or below, electronically:
Municipal Council Nomination Package [PDF - 1 MB] (including Mayor)
School District Trustee Nomination Package [PDF - 1 MB]
The Candidate Orientation Election Workshops were held on Wednesday, September 7th and Thursday, September 15th. The presentation can be viewed by clicking here [PPTX - 1000 KB].
Important Candidate Nomination Form Information:
Nomination forms will be accepted at City Hall beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 and ending on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. Each Candidate must have ten (10) nominators that are eligible electors of the City of Pitt Meadows.
A declaration of candidates will be made after 4:00 p.m. on Friday October 14, 2011 by the Chief Election Officer at the City Hall in the Council Chamber.
The Declaration of Election will occur on October 24, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. with names of final Candidates.
- FCM Guide for Women Candidates (Note: not just for women) [*Link not currently working 15/10/11]
- Candidates Guide (2011 version)
- Campaign Organizer and Elector Organization Guide (2011 version)
- Guide for Scrutineers
For The Complete City Of Pitt Meadows Elections Guide Click Here.