Voter's information

Who is eligible to vote?

You are eligible to register as an elector, if you:

  • are age 18 or older; and
  • are a Canadian citizen (no landed immigrants or corporations); and
  • have lived in BC for at least 6 months immediately before registering; and
  • have lived in Squamish for at least 30 days immediately before registering (OR have owned real property registered in your name in Squamish for at least 30 days immediately before the day you register and live in another BC municipality*); and
  • are not disqualified by law from voting.

* To register as a non-resident property elector phone the Election Office at 604-815-5006 or 604-815-5023 for further information about documents required.

Voters List

Starting September 30, 2014 until the close of general voting on November 15, 2014 a copy of the Voters List will, upon signature, be available for public inspection in the Legislative Services Department, Municipal Hall, 37955 Second Avenue, Squamish from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except statutory holidays.

Objection to Registration of an Elector

If you are an eligible elector in Squamish you may object to the registration of a person on the Voters List, by submitting a written objection to the Chief Election Officer at Municipal Hall, during the period 9:00 a.m. September 30 to 4:00 p.m. to October 10, 2014.

Omitting Personal Information from the voters list

Voters may request that their address and other information be omitted from or obscured on the Voters List to protect their privacy or security. Contact the Election Office for more details.

For more information write election@squamish.ca, or contact the Squamish Election Office at 604.815.5006 or 604.815.5023.

What if I’m not on the Voter’s List?

You must bring at least two documents that provide evidence of your identity, (such as Driver’s Licence, BC Identification Card, Social Insurance Card, Passport, BC Carecard, Birth Certificate, Citizenship Card, Credit Card) evidence of your current place of residence in the District of Squamish (such as telephone bill, hydro bill, property tax notice, personalized cheque) and at least one of these documents must contain your signature.

If you are unable to provide evidence of your current place of residence, you will need to make a solemn declaration as to your place of residence before being permitted to register.  The declaration is available at the voting place.