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More than 1,000 votes cast so far in Penticton municipal election

The first of three days of early voting was on Oct. 5
Early voting is Oct. 5, 8 and 15 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

After the first day of early voting, more than 1,000 people have cast their ballot in Penticton.

The first day of early voting was October 5, and 1,066 people came out to vote ahead of the Oct. 15 municipal election.

So far the early votes are similar to the turnout in the 2018 municipal election.

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The second day of early voting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Trade and Convention Centre in Penticton.

Voters will also have one last early opportunity to cast their ballot on Oct. 13.

Up for election is one mayor from a field of five, six city councillors from a field of 16, and four school trustees from a field of six candidates.

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Brennan Phillips

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Brennan was raised in the Okanagan and is thankful every day that he gets to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.
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