Final advance voting chance in Penticton

Advance voting for the City of Penticton municipal election takes place today

Advance voting for the City of Penticton municipal election takes place today (Oct. 18) at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 2965 South Main St. from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Voters are reminded to bring identification when you vote. If you are not already on the list of electors, you may register at the time of voting. Please provide two pieces of identification (at least one with a signature and one with an address) to prove both residency and identity.

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You can vote if you are 18 years of age or older, are a Canadian citizen, you have been a resident of B.C. for at least six months immediately preceding the day of registration, you have been a resident of Penticton for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, you are not otherwise disqualified by law from voting, you are a non-resident property owner.

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Mail Ballot Voting

Mail ballot voting will be available for those persons who qualify as electors, who have a disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity or persons who expect to be absent from the municipality on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities.

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Mail ballots must be received by the Chief Elections Officer before the close of voting on general voting day. Electors can contact city hall to request a mail ballot package.

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