Election Information

Election Information


August 30

  • Nomination period begins (9:00 am)

September 9

  • Nomination period ends (4:00 pm)

September 13

  • Deadline for challenge of candidate's nomination (4:00 pm)

September 14

  • Deadline for decision on challenge of candidate nomination

September 19

  • Declaration of election by voting (or acclamation)

October 5 and 12

  • Advance voting opportunity (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) at the Terrace Sportsplex

October 15

  • GENERAL VOTING DAY (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Terrace Sportsplex and Cassie Hall Elementary School

October 16

  • All election signs must be removed

    October 19

    • Deadline for official election results to be declared

    October 19–24

    • Official recount period, if required

    November 7

    • Inaugural meeting

    November 14

    • First Regular Council Meeting



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    In order to ensure the election process aligns with public health directives, the City of Terrace has created a safety plan to identify possible hazards, conduct risk assessments, and ensure a safe process for all electoral stakeholders, including voters, election workers, and political participants.  

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    More Questions? 

    If you have any questions regarding the upcoming Elections, please contact  Ashley McColl, Deputy Chief Election Officer, at 250-638-4724 or Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer at 250-635-1907.

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