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The Local Government Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 323, Part 3 establishes the regulations for elections, electors, candidates and chief electoral officers:
Read Part 3 of the Local Government Act - Elections and Electors
Election Offences and Penalties
Elections offences include vote buying, intimidation, tampering with ballots and ballot boxes and electioneering within 100 metres of a polling station.
Penalties for those convicted of committing election offences include fines of up to $10,000 and a prison term of up to two years, plus disqualification from voting or holding office.
For a full list of offences and penalties, see:
Part 3, Division 18 of the Local Government Act - Election Offences.
Frequently Asked Elections Questions
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