Uploaded on Sep 12, 2011
General voting day for the 2011 City of Prince George local election is on November 19.
The nomination period -- being the period during which the Chief Election Officer may receive nominations for the office of Mayor or Councillor begins at 9:00 a.m. on October 4 and ends at 4:00 p.m. on October 14.
Nomination packages containing the required forms that must be completed by individuals considering running for a position on Prince George City Council, are available at the 5th floor of City Hall during regular business hours, and are also available to be downloaded at any time from the City's website at princegeorge.ca.
You are eligible to run for a position on City Council if:
· You are a Canadian citizen,
· You are at least 18 years old on election day,
· You have lived in BC for at least 6 months; and
· You have not been disqualified from voting in a BC election.
You are not eligible to run for a position if:
· You are a judge of a British Columbia court, or if
· You are an employee of the City of Prince George (unless you take a leave of absence and agree to resign if you are elected), or if
· You are in custody or in prison for an indictable offence; or if
· You are otherwise disqualified under provincial legislation.
To run as a candidate for Prince George City Council you must be nominated by 2 people who are eligible to vote in the civic election.
Several forms need to be completed, all of which are included in the nomination packages available at City Hall or on the City's website.
All the required nomination forms must be delivered to the 5th floor of City Hall during the nomination period - from 9:00 a.m. on October 4 to 4:00 p.m. on October 14.
At the end of the nomination period, the Chief Election Officer will issue a list of all persons who have been nominated as candidates for an elected office on Prince George City Council.
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