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Media Advisory: Reminder: Deadline to Request Referendum Voting Package Approaching

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2018

VICTORIA – Elections BC is reminding voters that the deadline of midnight November 23, 2018 to request a voting package is fast approaching.

Eligible voters that haven’t received a voting package can ask for one:

  • Online: elections.bc.ca/ovr
  • By phone: 1-800-661-8683 (This week: Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to midnight)
  • In person: At a Service BC Centre or Referendum Service Office (find location and hours: elections.bc.ca/rso)

Completed voting packages must be received by 4:30 p.m. on November 30, 2018. Elections BC is assessing the full impact of rotating strikes at Canada Post and is considering extending this deadline. Regardless of whether or not the deadline is extended, Elections BC encourages voters to return their completed voting package as soon as possible.

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Contact:
Rebecca Penz
Director, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-886-0806
Email: Rebecca.Penz@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, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.