Elections

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  • CLIP

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  • identifier: 1834

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Elections

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Elections

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Elections

16 Archival description results for Elections

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City Council credentials

Series consists of declarations by elected officials that they will hold office in good faith and impartially, as well as sworn statements by a member of the Supreme Court of British Columbia witnessing such declarations. In the first few years those people appointed to hold administrative offices (for example, Clerk of the Municipal Council, Assessor, and Chief of Police) were also required to make declarations.

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office

City Council election nomination papers

Series consists of two forms submitted by each candidate for municipal office. First, the actual nomination paper, listing the name, address, and occupation of the nominee, proposer, seconder and witness. Second, for the early years, a declaration by candidates of their qualifications, which included a statement of the nominee's willingness to run for office and a list of property qualifications. This second document was later replaced by a statement of acceptance of nomination.

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office

Election expenses journal

Series consists of a journal of expenses incurred in the holding of elections for Mayors, Councillors, School Trustees, and other elected officials, as well as votes on special bylaws and referenda.

Originally from the office of W.W. Northcott.

Victoria (B.C.). Returning Officer's Office

Election record books

Series consists of records documenting the results of elections, referenda, loan bylaws and other matters set to a public vote. These records provide the basis for the formal reports sent from the Deputy Returning Officers to the Returning Officer and from the Returning Officer to the City Clerk (CR-0019).

An internal index in the first volume provides some subject access for actions between 1906 and 1913.

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office

Election records

Series includes declarations of result of polls, vote counts, alphabetical divisions of polls, supply lists, and notes created in the course of administering elections and referenda.

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office

Elections

The file consists of newspaper articles and other related material.

Returning Officer's election reports

Series consists of official reports sent from the Deputy Returning Officers to the Returning Officer and from the Returning Officer to the City Clerk documenting the results of elections, referenda, loan bylaws and other matters set to a public vote. The reports are based on the election record book (CR-0018)

Victoria (B.C.). Returning Officer's Office

Voters list

Series consists of lists of all eligible voters.

The lists were updated annually at first and later semi-annually. The only voters lists available before 1908 are those for 1865, 1885, and 1896.

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office