The Chief Electoral Officer
An officer of the Legislature, the Chief Electoral Officer is responsible for the fair and impartial administration of the electoral process in B.C. pursuant to the Election Act, 1996, the Recall and Initiative Act, 1996, and the Referendum Act, 1996. Elections B.C. also administers campaign financing and advertising rules under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, 2014. The Chief Electoral Officer heads Elections B.C., the non-partisan office responsible for administering provincial elections, plebiscites, voter registration and list maintenance, enumerations, referenda, electoral boundaries, election financing, registration of political parties and constituency associations, registration of election advertisers, recall petitions, initiative petitions and initiative votes, and other aspects of the provincial electoral process.
For more information about the Chief Electoral Officer, visit the
Elections B.C. website.