Media Advisory: Preliminary Advance Voting Turnout Available

October 16, 2020

VICTORIA – Preliminary turnout figures for the first day of advance voting are now available on the Elections BC website. Updated turnout numbers will be published after each day of advance voting.

104,937 voters voted yesterday on the first day of the advance voting period. In 2017, 122,465 voters voted on the first day of advance voting.

There was a delay in receiving preliminary turnout figures from the following electoral districts:

  • Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
  • North Vancouver-Lonsdale
  • West Vancouver-Capilano

Preliminary turnout figures for these electoral districts will be published tomorrow.


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

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