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If you are interested in running as a candidate for Electoral Area Director, or as a candidate for Olalla Local Community Commissioner, please visit the General Local Elections web page at

The nomination period for the 2022 General Local Elections ends on Friday, September 9, 2022, at 4:00 pm. Please visit the Nominations Submitted section on RDOS Regional Connections for a list of candidates who have submitted nomination packages.

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) consists of nine Electoral Areas and six member municipalities. The municipalities include the District of Summerland, Town of Oliver, Town of Osoyoos, City of Penticton, Town of Princeton, and Village of Keremeos.

Every four years, the RDOS conducts general local elections to elect a director to represent each of its Electoral Areas. Each municipal director on the Board of Directors is appointed by their respective council from their elected members.

The last general local election was held on October 20, 2018.

For further information, please contact RDOS Chief Election Officer Christy Malden.



Christy Malden
RDOS Chief Election Officer/Manager of Legislative Services

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