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DISTRICT HALL 2014 General Local Election


The next General Local Election is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Kent District Council consists of one (1) Mayor and four (4) Councillors. Persons interested in being nominated to run in the 2014 General Local Election may pick up a nomination package, at District Hall, beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

A $100.00 deposit for each office (Mayor and/or Councillor) is required upon submission of nomination papers. The deposit is refunded when a candidate files their Campaign Financing documents. The Nomination Period is from 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 30 until 4:00 pm Friday, October 10, 2014. Please see below for additional important dates.

The District of Kent will be using an Electronic Voting Machine for tallying the votes at the close of the election. Qualifying residents of the District will be provided with a special electronic ballot in which they will mark their choices and deposit into the Electronic Machine that will read and tally their responses. All ballots are kept in secure boxes and maintained until after the official results of the election are announced.

Important Links


Bev Kennedy,
Chief Election Officer

Darrell Price,
Deputy Chief Election Officer

Clair Lee,
Deputy Chief Election Officer

District of Kent
Municipal Office
PO Box 70,
7170 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0

Phone: (604) 796-2235
Fax: (604) 796-8516

Email: elections@district.kent.bc.ca



Important Dates:

September 30 , 2014
(9:00 am)


Nomination Period Begins
(information to be published in local newspapers)

October 10, 2014
(4:00 pm)


Nomination Period Ends

October 14, 2014
(4:00 pm)


Deadline for Challenging Nominations

October 17, 2014
(4:00 pm)


Deadline for Withdrawal of Candidates

October 20, 2014
(4:00 pm)


Declaration of Election by Voting &
Declaration of Candidates Elected by Acclamation

November 1, 2014
(8:00 am-8:00 pm)


Advance Voting Day (Community Recreation & Cultural Centre)

November 5, 2014
(8:00 am-8:00 pm)


Advance Voting Day (Community Recreation & Cultural Centre)

November 8, 2014
(10:00 am-5:00 pm)


Advance Voting Day (Harrison Mills Community Hall)

November 14, 2014


Special Voting Opportunity

  • 9:30am-10:30am Hazelnut Grove
  • 11:00am-12:00pm Dogwood Manor
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm Glenwood Resthome/Logan Manor
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm Cheam Village

November 15, 2014
(8:00 am-8:00 pm)


General Voting Day (Agassiz Agricultural Hall)

November 19, 2014
(4:00 pm)


Declaration of Official Results - first day to apply for judicial recount

November 24, 2014


Last day to apply for judicial recount

December 1, 2014
(7:00 pm)


Inaugural Meeting

February 13, 2015


Deadline for filing Campaign Financing Disclosure Statements


Link to external website:

  • Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development - Information on 2014 General Local Elections
    Available guides include:
    • Local Elections in B.C.: What Every Candidate Needs to Know
    • Candidate's Guide to Local Government Elections in B.C.
    • Elector Organization Guide to Local Government Elections in B.C.
    • Guide to Supporting a Candidate for Local Government Elections in B.C.
    • Voter's Guide to Local Elections in B.C.
      (Available in Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, English, Farsi, French, Korean, Punjabi)

For more information, please visit their website at http://www.cscd.gov.bc.ca/lgd/2014elections/index.htm