Election Information

Local Government Elections will be held across BC on
October 15, 2022

Elections are the most direct way for the public to directly influence their local government. During the election process, candidates generally outline their platforms and objectives if they were to be elected. By choosing the candidates with the ideals and qualities that are most acceptable to the electors, citizens can directly influence the type of community where they reside or own property.

Province of British Columbia Local Government Information

Thinking of running for Local Office?  More information on being a potential candidate and what to expect is on the Provincial website.

2022 Municipal Election – October 15, 2022

The City of Duncan is governed by a Council of 7 elected officials: 1 Mayor and 6 Councillors. Election officials are elected to serve four year terms. Council operates at policy level and delegates day to day operations through the Chief Administrative Officer to City staff, while adhering to the Community Charter, Local Government Act and various other Acts and Statutes of the Province of BC.

If you have moved, or have never voted before, please visit the Elections BC website to update your voter information or register to vote. Go to the “Voting” drop down menu: https://elections.bc.ca/

2018 Local Government Election Official Results

The last General Voting Day was held on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

The determination of official election results was made by the Chief Election Officer, Paige MacWilliam, on October 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm at City Hall, 200 Craig Street, and is based on the ballot accounts prepared by the Chief Election Officer. The Chief Election Officer hereby declares elected the candidate who received the highest number of votes for the office of Mayor for the City of Duncan:


Michelle Staples

The Chief Election Officer hereby declares elected those candidates who received the highest number of votes for the office of Councillor for the City of Duncan:


Bob Brooke
Garry Bruce
Jenni Capps
Tom Duncan
Stacy Middlemiss
Carol Newington

The length of the term election officials serve is four years. The next City of Duncan municipal election will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

From time to time there is also a need to hold other types of voting opportunities such as: a by-election (to fill a vacancy) or Other Voting (to respond to a referendum question).

Previous Election Results