Elections and Elector Approval

Elections and Elector Approval

Information on Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) Elections and Elector Approval processes is available here, including RDN Board Elections, By-elections, Referenda, and Alternative Approval Processes. Please visit the Elections Archive webpage for information on past elections and approvals.


The Legislative Services Department is responsible for conducting all Local Government Elections.

A by-election for Electoral Area C was declared by acclamation on Monday, May 9, 2022. 

2022 Electoral Area C By-Election information

The next general local government election will be held on the third Saturday in October 2022. To confirm you are on the List of Registered Electors, please contact Elections BC.

2022 General Local Election information

Electoral Approval Processes