Election info: Things to know for election day in Courtenay

City of Courtenay: Where to vote, what to bring

  • Oct. 15, 2014 1:00 p.m.

General voting day is on Saturday, Nov.15, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There are two voting places for general voting day:

• Florence Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Ave. (election headquarters); and

• Queneesh Elementary School, 2345 Mission Rd.

Electors may choose to cast their ballot at either voting place.

Advance polls

There are two advance voting opportunities;  on Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 12.

The advance voting opportunities will be held at City Hall, 830 Cliffe Ave. Voting will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

What to bring

If you are already on the provincial voters list, you do not need to bring anything. If you are not on the PVL, or aren’t sure, you need to bring two pieces of ID (at least one with a signature) that show your identity and place of residence.

To confirm that you are on the Provincial Voters List in the City of Courtenay, please contact Elections BC by phone at 1.800.661.8683. If you are not on the voter’s list, you may register online through Elections BC.

If you were not on the Provincial Voters List before it was provided to the City, your name will not be on the City’s voters list.

Eligibility to Vote

A resident elector must:

• be 18 years of age or older on general voting day;

• be a Canadian citizen;

• have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before registering to vote;

• have been a resident of the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for at least 30 days before registering to vote; and,

• not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in a local election, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

A non-resident property elector must:

• be 18 years of age or older on general voting day;

• be a Canadian citizen;

• have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before registering to vote;

• have owned property in the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for at least 30 days before registering to vote; and,

• not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in a local election, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

–courtenay.ca