Election Information


2017 By-Election

A by-election will be held in the Town of Oliver to fill the seat of one (1) Councillor.  The successful candidate will hold office, along with the current Councillors, until the next general election which will be held on October 18, 2018.

2017 By-Election Voting Days:

General Voting Day: Saturday, December 2, 2017 (8:00 am - 8:00 pm) - Oliver Community Centre

Advance Voting Day: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (8:00 am - 8:00 pm) - Oliver Community Centre


Candidates in Alpha Order
Name Contact Information Nomination Documents
Grice, Aimee

Phone: 250 408 4280

Email: aimeeforoliver@gmail.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/aimeeforoliver

Hampson, Patrick

Phone: 250 498 4193 or 250 498 7985

Email: pathampson@telus.net

Mattes, David

Phone: 250 498 4203

Email: mattesmailbag@persona.com

McKenna, Peter

Phone: 250 488 8828

Email: betterms@shaw.ca

Stelzner, Lutz

Phone: 250 689 2552

Email: stelzner432@gmail.com

Facebook: LutzStelzner


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Elections BC oversees campaign financing and advertising rules for local by-elections in BC.  For details about the rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, please refer to Elections BC - Local By-Elections.

Qualifications for Office:

All candidates must be:

  • a Canadian Citizen
  • 18 years of age or older
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Nomination Package: (printed versions available)

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Town Hall - 250-485-6200

Diane Vaykovich, Chief Election Officer - dvaykovich@oliver.ca

Linda Schultz, Deputy Chief Election Officer - lschultz@oliver.ca


2018 General Election

Local government elections in British Columbia are held every four years. The next election will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018.