Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools

Local By-Election 2024 – School Trustee

General Election Day is Saturday, September 14, 2024 


The period to file nomination documents is from 9:00 am on Tuesday, July 30, 2024 until 4:00 pm on Friday, August 9, 2024.  Nomination papers must be filed with the Deputy Chief Election Officer, Karen Matthews, at the District Administration Centre.  Please call Karen Matthews at 250-729-5939 or email to book an appointment.

Tuesday, July 9, 20246:00 pmThinking about running for office?Video overview of roles and responsibilities
Tuesday, July 30, 20249:00am – 4:00pmNomination Period OpensDistrict Administrative Centre
Friday, August 9, 20244:00 pmNomination Period ClosesDistrict Administration Centre
Friday, August 9, 20244:01 pmDeclaration of Candidates
Friday, August 16, 202412:00 amEnd of Election Period
Saturday, August 17, 202412:01 amStart of Campaign
Wednesday, September 4, 20248:00am – 8:00pmAdvance Voting DayDistrict Administration Centre (Board Room)
Saturday, September 7, 20248:00am – 8:00pmAdvance Voting DayDistrict Administration Centre (Board Room)
Monday, September 9, 20243:00pm – 7:00pmSpecial Voting DayLadysmith Primary School Gym
Tuesday, September 10, 20243:00pm – 7:00pmSpecial Voting DaySeaview Elementary School Gym
Thursday, September 12, 20243:00pm – 7:00pmSpecial Voting DayGabriola Elementary School Gym
Friday, September 13, 202410:00am – 2:00pmSpecial Voting DayDistrict Administration Centre (Board Room)
Saturday, September 14, 20248:00am – 8:00pmGeneral Election DayMcGirr Elementary Gym

Ladysmith Secondary Gym

Cedar Secondary Gym

District Administration Centre (Board Room)
  • Canadian citizen;
  • 18 years of age or older on voting day;
  • A resident within the geographical boundaries of the school district for at least 30 days immediately before;
  • Not otherwise disqualified by law from voting.
  • B.C. Driver’s License
  • B.C. Identification Card
  • ICBC Vehicle Insurance Documents
  • B.C. CareCard or Gold CareCard
  • Social Insurance Card
  • Citizenship Card
  • Property Tax Notice
  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Utility Bill