Trustee Election 2018 – Nomination Notice

The Greater Victoria School District No. 61 General Local Election of nine Trustees will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

DECLARATION OF CANDIDATES  – September 14, 2018

I, Joan Axford, Chief Election Officer for the School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria), do hereby declare, pursuant to section 97 of the Local Government Act, the following persons as candidates in the 2018 School Election:

Office of School Trustee Greater Victoria School District – Nine (9) to be elected.

The candidates for the office of School Trustee are:

Declaration of Candidates PDF

Candidates for the office of School Trustee: 
Duncan, Nicole309-770 Fisgard Street, Victoria, BC V8W0B8
Elkin, Aidan101-825 Cook Street, Victoria, BC V8V3Z1
Ferris, Tom2811 Prior Street, Victoria, BC, V8T3Y2
Gornall, Vincent2540 Blackwood Street, Victoria, BC, V8T3W1
Hentze, Angie4016 Grange Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z4V3
Leonard, Elaine7640 Wallace Drive, Saanichton, BC, V8M1N5
McNally, Diane353A Linden Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8V4G1
Painter, Ryan203-505 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC, V8V3S2
Paynter, Rob1333 George Street, Victoria, BC, V8S1A8
Rajabali, Zul3874 A Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria, BC V8P2M8
Watters, Jordan618 Coleos Place, Victoria, BC,V8Z6G7
Whiteaker, Ann2527 Belmont Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R4A5

ELECTION NOTICE – August 10, 2018

Public notice is hereby given to the electors of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) that a General Local Election will be held for the election of nine Trustees for a four-year term that starts on November 5, 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a School Trustee if they meet the following criteria:

• Canadian Citizen;
• 18 years of age or older on general voting day Saturday, October 20, 2018;
• resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
• not disqualified under the School Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

SUBMITTING NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the offices of nine Trustees will be received by the Chief Election Officer or Deputy Chief Election Officer as follows:

NOMINATION PACKAGES

Click here for a school trustee nomination package (.doc or .pdf)

Nomination packages will also be available for pickup in person at the offices of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria), 556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC,  beginning on August 13th 2018, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

For further information on the nomination process, please contact Joan Axford, Chief Election Officer (250) 415-2540 or Vicki Hanley, Deputy Chief Election Officer (250) 475-4106, or by email at ChiefElectionOfficer@sd61.bc.ca

CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS AND THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local election, the expense limit for candidates during the campaign period is $68,534.70. In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local elections, the third-party advertising limit is $3,426.74.

For further information on the nomination process, please contact Joan Axford, Chief Election Officer at (250) 415-2540 or Vicki Hanley, Deputy Chief Election Officer at (250) 475-4106, or by email ChiefElectionOfficer@sd61.bc.ca

For additional information on campaign period expense limits and third-party advertising limits, please visit www.elections.bc.ca or contact Elections BC at Toll-Free Phone: 1-855-952-0280

Additional Documents:

Trustee Election Protocol Policy 8200
Trustee Election Protocol Regulation 8200
BCSTA_2018 Elections Bulletin #1
BCSTA_2018 Elections Bulletin #2
BCSTA_2018 Elections Bulletin #3
BCSTA 2018 Elections Bulletin #4
BCSTA 2018 Elections Bulletin #5

Related Links:

Elections BC
BCSTA – Trustee Elections 2018
Ministry of Education – School Trustee Election Procedures
School Act

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