The election process started in May 2018 when the Dzawada'enuxw First Nation leadership set the election date for Friday, August 10, 2018 and appointed Graeme Drew as their Electoral Officer.
A nomination meeting was held on Saturday, June 30 at the Health Center in Dzawada'enuxw.
Ten candidates qualified for five vacant seats as detailed on the Candidates page.
An All Candidates Forum was held on Thursday, July 26 at the Health Centre in Kingcome. All candidates attended (three remotely via interactive video) and were given an opportunity to speak about why they are running for office and what they would do if elected.
An Advance Poll will take place on Friday, August 3 from 9am to 8pm at the Dzawada'enuxw administration office in Kingcome. This will be followed by a Regular Poll in the same location for the same hours on Friday, August 10, 2018. All eligible voters are welcome to vote on either day.
Ballots will be counted immediately following the close of polls at 8pm on Friday, August 10 and preliminary results will be announced by the following day.
For a more detailed election timeline click here.