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Surveys

Data files on this page are licensed under the Elections BC Open Data Licence.

Elections BC uses surveys to support its vision of being a leader in electoral administration. Surveys allow Elections BC to evaluate the coverage and the currency of the voters list, judge public satisfaction with its work, obtain data about public awareness of the electoral process and identify opportunities for improving its administration of electoral events.

Voter Awareness and Knowledge Surveys

Between February 2 and February 15, 2017, Elections BC will be interviewing a random sample of approximately 500 eligible voters in British Columbia to learn about voter awareness and knowledge of the upcoming enumeration and general election.

Elections BC’s questions form a subset of a larger “omnibus” survey conducted by the Mustel Group. Your response is important and we thank you for participating.

Question Answer
What is the purpose of this survey? This survey will help Elections BC understand the level of voter awareness as the 2017 Provincial General Election approaches, as well as voter knowledge with respect to how to register and vote.
Where did you get my information? Your cell phone or land line number was randomly selected by the Mustel Group for inclusion in the survey.
How will my answers be kept confidential? Personal identifiers will be removed prior to delivery of the survey data to Elections BC and data will be shared publicly in aggregate form only.
Who is phoning? The Mustel Group, located in Vancouver B.C., is conducting the Omnibus survey.

 

How can I confirm the legitimacy of the survey? If you would like confirmation that Elections BC is undertaking these interviews, please contact an Elections BC representative at 1-800-661-8683 / TTY 1-888-456-5448, or 250-387-5305 in Victoria.

Elections BC uses surveys to support its vision of being a leader in electoral administration. Surveys allow Elections BC to evaluate the coverage and the currency of the voters list, judge public satisfaction with its work, obtain data about public awareness of the electoral process and identify opportunities for improving its administration of electoral events.

Past Surveys

To view the results of past surveys, please click on the links below.