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2015 Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite – Ballot Count Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2015

2015 METRO VANCOUVER TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT PLEBISCITE – BALLOT COUNT UPDATE

VICTORIA – Elections BC has received and screened 616,519 ballot packages or 39.5% of the 1.56 million voting packages mailed to registered voters in Metro Vancouver since March 16, 2015. See the detailed counts of ballot packages at elections.bc.ca/plebiscite/2015_Plebiscite_Interim_Ballot_Returns.

“Metro Vancouver voters have until midnight on Friday, May 15 to call Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683 and ask for a voting package,” says Chief Electoral Officer Keith Archer. “Elections BC must receive completed ballot packages before the close of voting at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 29.”

Voters are reminded to include both their signature and birthdate in the area specified on their certification envelope to ensure their vote is counted. Voters should allow enough mailing time for their ballot package to reach Elections BC by the deadline or they can drop it off at one of nine Plebiscite Service Offices throughout Metro Vancouver.

For more information, visit elections.bc.ca/plebiscite, call 1-800-661-8683 or visit a Plebiscite Service Office (locations).

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

Elections BC is an independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in B.C. in accordance with the Election Act, Recall and Initiative Act, Referendum Act and Local Elections Campaign Financing Act.