Vote by Mail in 2022

In the 2022 election, eligible voters can request to vote by mail. This represents a huge expansion in access to voting for New Westminster residents, as well as New Westminster property owners who meet the qualifications for a Non-Resident Property Elector (NRPE).

Click here to view the guidelines and overview of the processes we have created to ensure that voting by mail is safe, secure, and accessible.


Request for Mail Ballot Kits Open 9:00 a.m. August 30, 2022
Deadline to apply to receive a ballot by mail 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 6, 2022
Deadline to post a ballot to return it to the Election Office (recommended)  Noon, Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Deadline to apply to pick up a ballot Noon, Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Deadline to update missing or to correct ballot kit information 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2022
Deadline to pick up a ballot at Election Headquarter 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2022
Deadline to return completed ballot kit to Election Headquarters 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2022

Ballots received after 8 p.m. on October 15, 2022 will not be counted.

To increase transparency, a list of voters whose mail ballot kit requests have been approved will be available for viewing by candidates and their official agents. The list will be updated at noon daily with new requests.