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You Can Start Voting Today

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 11:59 AM

Prince George, B.C.- The clock is now officially ticking towards  the May 9t election in B.C.

Elections B.C.  says  eligible voters can cast their ballots  today  through to 8 p.m. on May 9th.

Voting is also available at district electoral offices from now until 4 p.m. on General Voting Day, and by mail.

The Prince George-Mackenzie  District Electoral Office  is  at 1511 Lyon Street

The Prince George-Valemount District electoral Office is at #401-1777  3rd Avenue

Vote by mail packages can be requested through a district electoral office, on Elections BC’s website, or by calling 1-800-661-8683.

General Voting Day is Tuesday, May 9. Voting places throughout the province will be open on General Voting Day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Pacific time).

Advance voting is available on April 29 and April 30, and from May 3 to May 6. Advance voting places are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time).

Voters can find more information about where, when and how to vote on Elections BC’s website. It includes a Where to Vote application that shows voting places, their hours, and directions on a Google Map. The Where to Vote application is available at elections.bc.ca/wtv.

Where to Vote cards will be distributed starting April 20.

Voter registration by phone at 1-800-661-8683 closes at 8 p.m. (Pacific time) tonight. Voter registration online at elections.bc.ca/ovr closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) tonight. Eligible voters can still register or update their voter registration when they vote.

All voters must prove their identity and residential address to receive a ballot. A complete list of acceptable identification is available at elections.bc.ca.

Candidate nominations close at 1 p.m. (Pacific time) on Tuesday, April 18. Nomination papers must be submitted to the district electoral officer for the district in which the candidate intends to run.


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