Initiative Petition to Conduct a Surrey Policing Referendum Issued by Chief Electoral Officer

August 16, 2021

VICTORIA – Petition sheets for the Initiative to conduct a Surrey policing binding referendum were issued today to proponent Darlene Bennett. Registered canvassers have 90 days to collect signatures from at least 10 percent of the registered voters in each of the province’s 87 electoral districts.

“In order to sign this petition, individuals must be registered on the Provincial Voters List as of today and may only sign the petition sheet for the electoral district in which they are registered,” says Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman. “The proponent must return the signed petition sheets to Elections BC by November 15, 2021.”

There are no registered opponents or any currently registered initiative advertising sponsors for this petition. Individuals or organizations who intend to conduct initiative advertising must register with Elections BC as an advertising sponsor.

For more information, visit the initiative petition webpage on the Elections BC website.

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Andrew Watson
Director, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709

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