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The general local government election is set to take place on Oct. 20, and we want to make sure that you are well prepared to vote!
Voting can seem intimidating, but it’s actually very easy.
Anyone in Kamloops can vote as long as you meet the following criteria:
All PG residents who meet these requirements can vote. It does not matter if you own a property in Kamloops but live somewhere else in B.C. you can also vote in Kamloops elections.
This is called being a “non-resident property elector.”
You can vote under these circumstances as long as you meet the following criteria:
Voting is super easy and takes no time at all!
The first step is to make sure you are registered to vote. You may register to vote with the jurisdiction where you own property either before or during Election Day.
Once you know you are registered to vote, all you need to do is bring two pieces of identification that prove who you are and where you live. Make sure that at least one piece of identification includes a signature.
As stated earlier, two pieces of identification are needed.
This can include but is not limited to:
There are a couple different options for voting!
Right now, advance polls are taking place on various days. If you feel confident in casting a vote now, go for it!
You can also wait to vote on Election Day, Oct. 20. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. you can vote at the following locations:
If you have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects your ability to vote, or if you are absent from the city on general voting day, you can apply for a mail ballot. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 19. Click here for more information.
You can vote during advance polls or on Election Day.
Advance polls are as follows:
Voting is super easy and a great way to let your voice be heard!
For more information on 2018 General Local Election, visit the City of Kamloops website.