General Voting Day Tips for Voters

If you haven’t cast your ballot already, October 24 is your last chance to vote in the 2020 Provincial General Election!

Here’s what you need to know.

Your assigned voting place

Voting at your assigned voting place is usually the easiest way to vote on General Voting Day, but you can vote at any other voting place if that’s more convenient for you. If you vote at your assigned voting place, your vote will be counted on election night. If you vote at another voting place, your vote will be counted at final count.

You can find your assigned voting place on your Where to Vote card or by calling 1-800-661-8683.

What to bring to a voting place

If you are voting in person, remember to bring acceptable ID. We also recommend you bring:

  • Your Where to Vote card
  • Your own pen or pencil (if you wish)
  • A mask (if you wish)

Find out more about voting safely.

How to drop off a vote-by-mail package

If you requested a vote-by-mail package, you have until 8 p.m. Pacific time on General Voting Day to return it to Elections BC. At this stage you should return your package to an in-person drop-off location to make sure we receive it by the deadline.

You can drop-off your vote by mail package at a:

Note: Vote-by-mail packages cannot be dropped off at Service BC locations in Surrey, Vancouver or Burnaby. Voters in these areas wishing to return their package in person should return it at a district electoral office or voting place.

Voting results

After voting closes at 8 p.m. Pacific time, preliminary results will be available at

See our key election dates for more information on the election timeline.