Taylor Bachrach, Mayor of the Town of Smithers, British Columbia

Vote in the November 15 Smithers Election!

The election for the next Smithers Town Council takes place on Saturday, November 15.

Voting is an important part of our democratic process. It is your chance to influence the policies that affect your life on a daily basis. With only a simple mark on a ballot, voting lets you help decide who your representatives will be and what our future will look like. The right to vote is protected by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is one of our country’s most cherished institutions.


Election Day is Saturday, November 15. You can vote any time between 8:00am and 8:00pm.


The voting place is located at Walnut Park Elementary School.

How do I know if I’m qualified to vote?

To vote in the Town election, you must:
- be 18 years or older;
- be a Canadian Citizen;
- have lived in BC for at least 6 months; and
- have lived in the Town of Smithers for at least 30 days

Make sure you bring two pieces of ID with you to the voting place.

How many candidates can I vote for?

There is no minimum number of candidates you must vote for. You can vote for only one, or for up to six.

What if I don’t know the candidates?

You can learn a bit about them in this short video:

Or on the Interior News website

Or on the CICK Smithers Community Radio website

If you have questions, call Town Hall at 250-847-1600 or take a look at the Voter’s Guide.

Let’s do this, Smithers!