Comox Valley registers highest number of advance voters Wednesday

The Comox Valley had the largest number of people among B.C. constituencies who cast a ballot Wednesday.

According to Elections BC, the Comox Valley had the largest number of people among B.C. constituencies who cast a ballot Wednesday in advance voting for the 40th provincial election.

A total of 2,671 Comox Valley residents voted on the first day of advance polling, which continues until Saturday. General voting is Tuesday.

At 49,503, the Valley has the highest number of registered voters among B.C.’s 85 electoral districts.

Just four other constituencies had more than 2,000 voters turn out Wednesday. Parksville-Qualicum had 2,506 votes cast from 42,280 eligible voters.

The number of registered voters in B.C. exceeds three million people. A total of 106,837 people cast votes Wednesday.

All B.C. voters can vote at any advance voting place between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. All B.C. voters can vote at any general voting place in the province between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on May 14.

Voters are reminded to bring their Where to Vote card to the voting place and identification to get a ballot.

For more information, visit www.elections.bc.ca.

 

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