The Village of Alert Bay is governed by a Council of five elected officials: one (1) mayor and four (4) Councillors. Council operates at policy level and delegates day-to-day operations through the Chief Administrative Officer, to Town staff.

In accordance with the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, eligible voters of the Village of Alert Bay vote in a General Local Election held every four years, to elect their Council and School District Board Trustee. Voting held at other times may be in a By-election, to fill a vacancy, or in Other Voting, to respond to a referendum question.  The last general election was held on October 20, 2018.


As they become available, Election notices will be posted here: