Elections

Important notices

The Candidates Information Packages (Nomination Package) are available as of Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.  You can pick up a hard copy from the Legislative Services Division at Saanich Municipal Hall (2nd Floor) or request an electronic copy at elections@saanich.ca.

Community Opinion Ballot Question

The District of Saanich and the City of Victoria Councils will be asking electors if they wish to establish a Citizens’ Assembly to explore the costs, benefits and disadvantages of amalgamation between the two municipalities. This non-binding community opinion question will be asked at the upcoming General Local Election being held on October 20, 2018:

“Are you in favour of spending up to $250,000 for establishing a Citizens’ Assembly to explore the costs, benefits and disadvantages of the amalgamation between the District of Saanich and the City of Victoria?”

Find out more about the Citizens' Assembly and how the Community Opinion Ballot Question may impact Saanich.

2018 General Local and School Board Elections

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the Municipal and School Board Elections will be held with eligible voters electing the following:

  • One (1) Mayor 
  • Eight (8) Councillors
  • Two (2) School District 63 Trustees
  • Nine (9) School District 61 Trustees