Running for School Trustee

Running for School Trustee

To be eligible as a candidate in a local government election, at the time of nomination, you must:

  1. Be a Canadian citizen; AND
  2. Be, or will be, 18 years of age or older (October 20, 2002) on or before general voting day; AND
  3. Have lived in BC for at least 6 months (March 13, 2018, is the last day to meet 6 month residency requirement for candidates); AND
  4. Have not been disqualified by any law or statute from being nominated, elected or holding office.

There is no requirement for a candidate to be a resident or own property in the electoral area.