The 2018 General Local Election for the Town of Port McNeill is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 20, 2018. The Town of Port McNeill elects one Mayor and four Councillors to serve the community for a four year term.

Are you thinking of running for a position on the Town Council? This page will be updated with important links and information that can help new candidates and returning candidates on the road to the election.

Here are some helpful video links provided by the Local Government Management Association, Local Government Leadership Academy, Union of B.C. Municipalities and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing who collaboratively worked to develop the materials for prospective candidates.

They've put up a great resource website here, or you can watch the videos below!

Characteristics of Effective Locally Elected Officials

What is Local Government?

Testing Your Readiness for Local Office

Roles and Responsibilities of a Locally Elected Official

Do you know what gives us our framework for our services as a local government? We are primarily regulated by the Community Charter, but also adhere to certain regulations in the Local Government Act. It's good to know these documents as they are our legislative authority to do what we do.

Specific questions? The best people to contact to ensure accurate information are at ElectionsBC.

We will continue to update this page with important dates and information, but you can also contact Pete Nelson-Smith, Chief Election Officer or Ashley Cote, Deputy Chief Election Officer for more information. 250-956-3111