Municipal Elections

Council Election

The Town of Comox is governed by a Council of seven elected officials: one Mayor and six Councillors. Council operates at a policy level and delegates day-to-day operations of the municipality through the Chief Administrative Officer, to Town staff.

In accordance with the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, eligible voters of the Town of Comox vote in a General Local Election held every four years, to elect their Council and School District 71 School Trustee.

The next General Local Election will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Please check this site often as information regarding General Local Elections is updated regularly as the election approaches.

Candidate Information Session – August 30, 2018

Are you interested in serving your community as Mayor or Councillor? If so, you are invited to attend a candidate information session which is being held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm., at the Rotary Hall of the Florence Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Road, Courtenay, BC. Here you will learn more about what it means to serve as a member of Council -- covering topics such as local government basics, roles and responsibilities, decision making, and responsible conduct, and relationships, just to name a few. Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to attend this informative session which is being jointly hosted by the Village of Cumberland, the City of Courtenay, the Comox Valley Regional District and the Town of Comox.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, please contact the Chief or Deputy Chief Election Officer

Shelly Russwurm
Chief Election Officer
Telephone: 250.339.2202

Twyla Slonski
Deputy Chief Election Officer
Telephone: 250.339.2202

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