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Government Publications - British Columbia

Elections BC

Elections BC.

  • A non-partisan, independent Office of the Legislature.
  • Responsible for administering the electoral process in B.C.
  • Includes provincial general elections and by-elections, provincial referendums, and recall and initiative petitions and votes

The Elections BC website provides access to:

  • Electoral Boundaries Commission Reports. Every eight years an independent commission reviews the electoral district boundaries and names to ensure that each MLA represents approximately the same number of people. These reports are available on site back to 1988.
  • Referendum reports - 2002 to present. These are prepared by the Chief Electoral Officer and include the full-text of the referendum question(s) as printed on the ballots, voter information, detailed results, and any issues/concerns that came up during the election.
  • Recent surveys carried out by Elections BC

Electoral History of B.C. This page provides a timeline of "important dates in BC election history," from 1871 to present. Also provides links to two Provincial publications:

Related Publications

Various reports of the Chief Electoral Officer, including recommendations, counts and referendum results are available from UBC Library.

More recent (2001- current) publications from the Chief Electoral Officer can be found on the publications page of  ElectionsBC