Important dates for View Royal’s byelection

Two advance voting days available as well as general voting day

The View Royal byelection is quickly approaching and there are a few key dates to be aware of.

Voting day is on Nov. 18 but there will also be two advance voting opportunities. The first is on Nov. 8 and the second is Nov. 15. Voting takes place on both days from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at View Royal Town Hall, 45 View Royal Ave.

General voting will also take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 18 but at View Royal Elementary, 218 Helmcken Rd.

The candidate nomination period began on Oct. 3 and ended on Oct. 13. Watch the Goldstream Gazette for profiles on candidates later this month.

To be eligible to vote you must live within the Town of View Royal or be a non-resident property elector, meaning you own property in the town but live somewhere else in the province.

Voters must also be 18 years of age or older on general voting day, be a Canadian citizen, a resident of B.C. for at least six months, have lived in View Royal or owned property registered in your name in the town for at least 30 days, and you must not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election.

For a list of acceptable identification and other information about the byelection, visit bit.ly/2klMSsm.


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