Voting information

The 2022 Municipal Election is on October 15th! In this election, you will have the opportunity to elect a new Mayor and Council, as well as new School Trustees. Mail ballot voting is also available to all eligible voters this year and registration for mail ballots is now open! All voters who wish to vote by mail must complete this form and submit it to the Chief Election Officer. The last opportunity to request a mail ballot is 3:30 pm on Friday, October 14, 2022. 

Below are some key dates for advanced voting and information about voting locations.

*All information provided here is from the City of Kamloops Elections website. Please visit the official website to check for any changes or updated information. This information is provided as a general reference only and will not be updated. 

Key dates

Advance Voting Days are:

  • Wednesday, October 5, 2022

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Voting on these days takes place from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm at the Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street, Downtown Kamloops or the McArthur Island Sports Centre Lounge, 1665 Island Parkway

General Voting Day is Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at 16 locations across the City. 

The locations are:

  • Aberdeen Elementary School, 2191 Van Horne Drive

  • Arthur Hatton Elementary School, 315 Chestnut Avenue

  • Arthur Stevenson Elementary School, 2890 Bank Road

  • Beattie Elementary School, 492 McGill Road

  • Brocklehurst Middle School, 985 Windbreak Street

  • Dallas Elementary School, 296 Harper Road

  • Dufferin Elementary School, 1880 Hillside Drive

  • Heritage House (Riverside Park), 100 Lorne Street

  • Juniper Ridge Elementary School, 2540 Qu'Appelle Boulevard

  • Lloyd George Elementary School, 830 Pine Street

  • NorKam Secondary School, 730 12th Street

  • R. L. Clemitson Elementary School, 5990 Todd Road

  • Rayleigh Elementary School, 306 Puett Ranch Road

  • South Sahali Elementary School, 1585 Summit Drive

  • Valleyview Secondary School, 1950 Valleyview Drive

  • Westmount Elementary School, 745 Walkem Road

What you need to vote:

To vote in a municipal election in Kamloops, all you have to do is go to a voting location on Election Day, between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm and present two pieces of identification, at least one with your signature and one with your address, to the registration clerk. The clerk will record your name and you can cast your ballot. On the ballot, do not vote for more candidates than there are candidates to be elected. You may vote for less than are required (ex. you can vote for a maximum of eight Councillors, but may choose to vote for only six Councillor candidates).

Here are the kinds of accepted ID:

  • *BC Driver's License

  • BC ID card from Motor Vehicle Branch

  • ICBC Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle License

  • *BC Care Card

  • Status Card

  • Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security Request for Continued Assistance Form SDES8

  • Social Insurance card

  • Citizenship card

  • Property tax notice

  • Credit card or debit card

  • Utility bill for electricity, natural gas, water, telephone or cable services

  • Income assistance cheque stub showing name and ID number

  • Statutory declaration or sworn affidavit (from a notary public, lawyer, or commissioner for taking oaths

*Please note: The combined BC Driver's Licence and BC Care Card will be considered as ONE piece of ID.

For additional information on help with voting at the voting locations or making voting accessible to you, please visit: https://www.kamloops.ca/city-hall/city-council/municipal-election/voting-information