On October 15, 2022, Delta residents will elect 1 mayor, 6 councillors, and 7 school trustees (School District No. 37). Tsawwassen First Nation residents are eligible to vote for school trustees.
The Nomination Period for the 2022 General Local Elections has ended.

The Declaration of Candidates can be found here.

Candidate Roles and Responsibilities

Delta City Council

As the governing body of the City of Delta, Delta City Council makes collective decisions in the best interest of the City. Delta City Council consists of seven members: one mayor and six councillors. The Community Charter empowers Council to address existing and future needs of the city. Each member of Council is entitled to one vote on matters that come before Council.

Delta Board of Education

The Delta School District is administered by the Delta Board of Education; seven trustees govern the District by establishing education and administrative policies and regulations. Trustees set local policy for the effective and efficient operation of schools and prepare and approve the School District’s operating budget and capital plan. Trustees represent their communities and carry out the responsibility in accordance with the School Act.

Electoral Organizations

An electoral organization is an organization that endorses a candidate or candidates in general local elections for the purposes of promoting the candidate(s). An electoral organization may be referred to as a "civic political party." Anyone may form an electoral organization, however only electoral organizations registered with Elections BC may endorse candidates, receive campaign contributions and incur election expenses.

Important Note: The deadline to apply to register an elector organization for the 2022 General Local Elections has passed.

For information on electoral organizations, visit Elections BC.

Campaign Financing Rules

Elector organizations in local elections:

  • must open a separate campaign account per jurisdiction and use it for all financial transactions;
  • must have a campaign financing arrangement with each of their endorsed candidates;
  • can only accept campaign contributions from someone who is a resident of B.C. and either a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and
  • must file annual financial reports with Elections BC detailing their finances, including campaign contributions received and all expenditures incurred.

If you have questions regarding campaign financing, contact Elections BC at or 1-800-661-8683.