The Nanaimo riding: A guide for voters

October 23, 2020

Welcome to your B.C. election 2020 voter guide for the Nanaimo riding. Here you’ll find all the information you need on the candidates, the parties, the issues and how to vote. 

The Discourse is offering pop-up election coverage in Nanaimo. Sign up to get updates by email — if enough people are interested, we’ll stick around. 

Is this my riding? 

The Nanaimo riding covers much of the City of Nanaimo, from Hammond Road and Milton Street in the south end of town to Rutherford Road in the north end of town.

This map by Elections BC shows the boundaries of the Nanaimo riding.
This map by Elections BC shows the boundaries of the Nanaimo riding.

Who are the candidates?

Your election questions, answered

The Discourse asked what questions you have for local candidates. Leading up to the election, we’ll be publishing their answers. We’ll add more stories to this list as they are published. 

Also check out our coverage of where the parties and candidates stand on passenger rail and public transportation between Vancouver Island communities, and how the current plan is lacking. 

Where can I find the party platforms? 

How do I vote?

  • If you are at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen and a resident of British Columbia for the last six months, you are eligible to vote. 
  • Voting day is Saturday, Oct. 24, with advance polls Oct. 15 through Oct. 21. Visit Elections BC for information on where to go and what to bring. 
  • You can also request a vote-by-mail package online or by calling 1-800-661-8683. Elections BC recommends requesting the package by Oct. 17.