Advance voting continues this week


Advance voting for the 41st provincial general election will be held this week, and all eligible voters can vote at any advance voting place in B.C.

Advance voting is available on Wednesday, May 3 through Saturday, May 6. All advance voting places are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time), though voters should note that not all advance voting places are open every day of the advance voting period.

Voters can use Elections BC’s Where to Vote application, available at elections.bc.ca/wtv, to find advance voting places in their electoral district or close to them and the dates they are open. A complete list of advance voting places and the dates they are open is also available at elections.bc.ca/2017-provincial-general-election/where-to-vote.

All advance votes cast by voters within their electoral district are counted at initial count on election night.

Advance voting turnout statistics will be published at the link below the day after advance voting has taken place.

http://elections.bc.ca/resources/statistics/

In the 2013 Provincial General Election, 366,558 votes (20.34% of total votes) were cast at advance voting opportunities.

Voters are reminded to bring their Where to Vote card and acceptable voter ID with them when they vote. A list of acceptable voter ID is available on the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca/2017-general-election/voter-id.

General Voting Day is Tuesday, May 9. All eligible voters can vote at any general voting place in the province between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m (Pacific time). Voting is also available at district electoral offices until 4 p.m. on General Voting Day.

For more information, visit the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca.

Links
Advance voting places – 2017 Provincial General Election (PDF)
Advance voting turnout – 1996 to 2013 (PDF)

Election 2017