Candidate Eligibility

All candidates must be nominated by at least two qualified nominators (electors of the District of West Vancouver) and declared a candidate by the Chief Election Officer.

There is no nomination deposit required.

Click the tabs below to view eligibility requirements.

Mayor and Council

To be eligible to run for office you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day (October 15, 2022);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately prior to filing nomination documents (prior to March 9 2022); not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.
School Trustee

Qualifications for running for office in a general school election are set out in the School Act. To be eligible to run for office you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day (October 15, 2022);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately prior to filing nomination documents (prior to March 9, 2022);
  • not be disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

School Trustee election procedures