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Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Vancouver-Mount Pleasant By-elections Advance Voting Begins Tomorrow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2016

COQUITLAM-BURKE MOUNTAIN AND VANCOUVER-MOUNT PLEASANT
BY-ELECTIONS ADVANCE VOTING BEGINS TOMORROW

VICTORIA – Advance voting for the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Vancouver-Mount Pleasant by-elections takes place Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24, and Wednesday, January 27 to Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. All advance voting locations are wheelchair accessible.

The advance voting locations and dates for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain are as follows:

  1. Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
    Sat-Sun, Jan 23-24

    Wed-Sat, Jan 27-30

  2. Panorama Heights Elem School, 1455 Johnson St, Coquitlam
    Sat-Sun, Jan 23-24

    Wed-Sat, Jan 27-30

  3. Coquitlam River Elem School, 4250 Shaughnessy St, Port Coquitlam
    Sat-Sun, Jan 23-24

    Wed-Sat, Jan 27-30

The advance voting locations and dates for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant are as follows:

  1. Lord Strathcona Elem School, 592 E Pender St, Vancouver
    Sat-Sun, Jan 23-24

    Fri-Sat, Jan 29-30

  2. Mt. Pleasant Elem School, 2300 Guelph St, Vancouver
    Sat-Sun, Jan 23-24

    Fri-Sat, Jan 29-30

  3. Maurice McElrea Place, 361 Heatley Ave, Vancouver
    Wed-Thurs, Jan 27-28

  4. Britannia Comm Centre-Gym D, 1661 Napier St, Vancouver
    Wed-Thurs, Jan 27-28

Voters may also vote at the district electoral offices during office hours until 4 p.m. on Tuesday February 2, 2016.

The district electoral office in Coquitlam-Burke Mountain is located at:

#203-2963 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, V3B 2P7
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

The district electoral office in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant is located at:

191 Alexander Street, Vancouver, V6A 1B8
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

A Vote by Mail package is available at the district electoral office or through the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca.

Voters may register or update their voter information when they vote. Identification showing name and home address must be shown before voting or registering when voting. The types of identification that can be used are detailed on the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca/index.php/voting/voter-identification/.

General Voting Day for the by-elections is Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  General voting locations are available on the Elections BC website (elections.bc.ca.) or by calling 1-800-661-8683.

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Contact:
Don Main
Communications Manager
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709
Email: Don.Main@elections.bc.ca
Website: www.elections.bc.ca

Elections BC is the independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia under the Election Act, Local Election Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act, and Referendum Act.