Candidate orientation sessions: August 22 and September 10

The District will be hosting two candidate orientation sessions for those who are thinking of running for Mayor, Councillor or School Trustee: Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m. and Monday, September 10 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.  

If you are interested in running for office and have some questions about your campaign or elected position, please join us for an informal presentation and chat.

General election information

General Voting day is Saturday, October 20, 2018, the third Saturday in October. 

Local Government Elections are held every four years. Citizens of the District of Squamish will elect one Mayor, six Councillors, and two School Trustees.

Nomination, voter and voting information

Where can I get more information regarding the election?

Election Inquiries may be directed to:

Robin Arthurs, Chief Election Officer: 604.815.5006 or by email or
Charlene Pawluk, Deputy Chief Election Officer : 604.815.5023 or by email


drop in at Municipal Hall, 37955 Second Avenue between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please visit the Government of BC Local Government Elections website.

Thinking of Running for Local Office?

Please visit the links below which contain information regarding Candidate Eligibility, Responsible Conduct, Election Campaigns, Election Advertising, the Election Period & Campaign Period, Campaign Financing Disclosure, as well as resources and local elections legislation: