Preparations begin for November municipal elections

Preparations are underway at the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen for the November 15, 2014 Local Government Elections.

  • Aug. 23, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Preparations are underway at the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen for the November 15, 2014 Local Government Elections.

For those interested in running for office as an Electoral Area Director, nomination packages will be available at the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) office starting Friday, August 22.

“Anyone interested in running for office in any of the eight Electoral Areas is invited to come and pick up a nomination package,” says Christy Malden, RDOS Chief Election Officer. “The packages include necessary forms for nominations and information which will assist potential candidates, such as important dates, regional board processes, and the RDOS Strategic Plan.”

A nomination deposit is not required in order to run for an Electoral Area Director position however candidates are required to have two qualified nominators sign their nomination.

The nomination package along with additional information will also be available on the RDOS website at

The nomination period begins 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 30 and ends Friday, October 10 at 4 p.m., and nomination forms can be returned during that time.

Eligible voters will go to the polls in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen on November 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For further information, please contact Christy Malden, RDOS Chief Election Officer or Gillian Cramm, RDOS Deputy Chief Election Officer, at (250) 492-0237 or


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