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Election Act (British Columbia)

The Election Act sets out the administrative machinery for running elections in the Province.  It has 283 sections dealing with the many aspects of organizing an election including the appointment and duties of electoral officials, the qualifications and registration of voters, the procedures for calling an election, the procedures for the nomination of candidates, the arrangements for voting, the scrutiny and counting of votes, the registration of parties , the monitoring of election expenditure and political advertising, and the penalties for breaching the rules laid out in the Act. A copy of the Act can be found on the Queen’s Printer website:

Note that the web version of the Act may not include the most recent amendments.
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