Town of Creston By-Election to Be Held September 18, 2021

Creston, B.C., June 30, 2021: Today, Town Council Appointed Kirsten Dunbar as the Chief Election Officer and Marsha Neufeld and Donna Cassel as the Deputy Election Officers to lead the upcoming by-election resulting from the resignation of Councillors Karen Unruh and Ellen Tzakis earlier this spring.

General Voting Day will be Saturday September 18, 2021 from 8 am - 8 pm at the Upper Rotacrest Hall, 230 19 Ave, Creston. Advance Voting will take place on Wednesday September 1 and Wednesday September 8, 2021 from 8 am - 8 pm at the Upper Rotacrest Hall.

Qualified Candidates interested in putting their name forward for office in the Town of Creston 2021 by-election must submit their required nomination package during Candidate Nomination Period, which begins on August 3rd 2021 at 9 am and concludes at 4 pm on August 13, 2021.

Those interested in voting in the by-election should ensure they are eligible to vote and are registered. In accordance with the Local Government Act and the Town of Creston's Local Government Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 1926, 2021 the Town will be using the Provincial Voters List as the register of resident electors. Advance elector registration will be accepted until July 27, 2021. New elector registration will also be accepted on advance and general voting days.

To find out if you are currently registered and eligible to vote as a resident or non-resident property elector, or for further information related to the Candidate Nomination Period, please email elections@creston.ca, phone 250-428-2214, or visit Town Hall at 238- 10th Avenue North.

All legislated notices containing important dates and announcements respecting the by-election will be advertised in the Creston Valley Advance as well as posted on the Town of Creston's website.

For more information contact:

  • Kirsten Dunbar, Chief Election Officer, 250 428-2214 (210)
  • Marsha Neufeld, Deputy Election Officer, 250 428-2214 (120)
  • Donna Cassel, Deputy Election Officer, 250 428-2214 (410)


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