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City preparing for Oct. 15 election

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 2:23 PDT, Wed September 21, 2022

On Oct. 15, Richmond voters will elect one mayor, eight councillors, and seven school trustees.

Each candidate was given the option to submit a candidate profile, which includes a photo, a 150-word statement and their contact information. 

A printed voter’s guide will include voting information in addition to the profiles, and will be available at city hall, community centres, and libraries. In addition to a version in English, the voter’s guide will be available online in four languages: French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Punjabi.

Voters have the opportunity to address candidates at all-candidates meetings, organized by community organizations. Community organizations interested in holding an all-candidates meeting may contact the candidates directly, and can ask the Richmond elections office to list their meeting online by calling 604-276-4100 or emailing with the meeting’s date, time, location, candidate participants, and organizer’s information.

Eligible Richmond voters may vote in advance on Oct. 1, 5, 6, 7, and 8, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Alternatively, voters may vote at their designated voting place on Oct. 15 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Mail ballots will also be available for eligible Richmond voters.

Candidate profiles, a list of all-candidates meetings, and information about designated voting places are available on the 2022 Richmond Election app (which will soon be available on Android and Apple devices) and at The voter’s guide will be sent to all Richmond households starting in the last week of September. Voter cards are also being sent out this month.

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