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2017 Provincial General Election

2017 Provincial General Election

How to Vote

General Voting Day for the 2017 Provincial General Election is May 9, but there are lots of ways to vote.

How to vote

Vote at advance voting

Advance voting is available on April 29 and 30, and May 3, 4, 5 and 6. Advance voting places are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time). All voters can vote at any advance voting place, and all advance voting places are wheelchair accessible.

Vote on General Voting Day

General Voting Day is Tuesday, May 9. Voting places will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Pacific time).

Vote at any district electoral office

Voting is available at any district electoral office from now until 4 p.m. on General Voting Day.

Vote by mail

Voters can ask for a vote by mail package from now until 4 p.m. on General Voting Day. Packages can be requested by calling 1-800-661-8683 or by using the online form.

Important note: Voters are responsible for ensuring that their voting package is received by the district electoral office that issued it before 8 p.m. (Pacific time) on May 9. Packages received after the deadline cannot be counted.

Packages should take approximately seven days to arrive by mail, but may take longer. While packages can be requested until 4 p.m. (Pacific time) on May 9 under the Election Act, Elections BC cannot guarantee that you will receive your package in time to return it before the deadline.

If you are concerned that you may not have enough time to return your completed package before the deadline, please call Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683 to discuss other voting opportunities available to you.

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