Village of Salmo

2022 Election


The 2022 General Local Election will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the Salmo Valley Youth & Community Centre (SVYCC) from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

One Advance Voting opportunity will be held at SVYCC from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.


Are you eligible to vote in the October elections for Mayor and Council for the VILLAGE OF SALMO?   Is your name on the current list of electors?

If you are not sure you can find out by calling (250) 357-9433 or visiting the Village Office at 423 Davies Avenue, Salmo. The office is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Advance elector registrations will be accepted at the Village of Salmo municipal office until Wednesday, August 24, 2022.  Elector registrations will not be accepted during the period August 25 through October 15 but will be accepted on voting days.

The Nomination period begins at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 and ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, September 9, 2022.  Eligibility for being nominated for and holding office of Mayor or Councillor can be found on the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website (see link below).

This page will continue to be updated as information is received throughout the election process.

The Village’s election is conducted under the legislation provided through the Province of British Columbia. For more information on the legislation, proceedings or voter’s guide in various languages, please go to:  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/local-governments/governance-powers/general-local-elections

Brandy Jessup
Chief Election Officer
Village of Salmo(T) 250.357.9433
(E) brandy.jessup@salmo.ca
Alana Lins
Deputy Chief Election Officer
Village of Salmo(T) 250.357.9433
(E) alana.lins@salmo.ca

Nomination Forms for each candidate are will be available for viewing at the Village office or online beginning August 30, 2022:

Detailed information and a complete Candidate guide can be found here.

A  complete guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in BC can be found here.

Thinking of Running?

The province offers information for people who are thinking of running for local office, explaining the role elected officials play, how to best serve the community and the impact people will have as an elected official.  The pdf guide “Thinking About Running for Local Office?” is available here.

Potential candidate videos and additional information can be found here. YouTube video topics are:

  • Characteristics of Effective Locally Elected Officials
  • What is Local Government?
  • Testing Your Readiness for Local Office
  • Local Government Decision Making
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Locally Elected Official

A Handbook for Municipal Councillors & Mayors is available here.

These materials were developed in collaboration with UBCM, LGLA and LGMA.

Nomination Info




Public Notice is given to the electors of the Village of Salmo that nominations for the offices of:

Mayor – ONE

Councillor – FOUR

will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service:


Village of Salmo
423 Davies Ave., PO Box 1000
Salmo, B.C. V0G 1Z0



From:  9:00 am Tuesday, August 30, 2022 To:  4:00 pm Friday, September 9, 2022 (Excluding statutory holidays and weekends)

By fax to:  (250) 357-9633


By email to:  Brandy Jessup, Chief Election Officer


From:  9:00 am Tuesday, August 30, 2022
To:  4:00 pm Friday, September 9, 2022Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 16, 2022



A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

  • a Canadian citizen;
  • 18 years of age or older on general voting day (Saturday, October 15, 2022)
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law


In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2022 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor                    $10,797.83
Councillor                $5,398.92


In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2022 general local elections, the following third party advertising limits apply:

Third party advertising limit $809.84
Cumulative third party advertising limit $161,967.47

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Brandy Jessup, Chief Election Officer Phone (250) 357-9433 Email brandy.jessup@salmo.ca

Alana Lins, Deputy Chief Election Officer Phone (250) 357-9433 Email alana.lins@salmo.ca

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-8683 – Email: electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca Website: www.elections.bc.ca