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BC Election 2017 campaigning officially begins

Jenni Sheppard Apr 11, 2017 4:11 am 221

Buckle up for an intense month of politics here in BC. Campaigning for the upcoming BC Election has officially begun.

Speaking outside Government House on Tuesday, Premier Christy Clark said she had visited with the Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon.

In order to officially kick off the campaign period, the BC Premier has to request the dissolution of Parliament by the representative of the Queen.

The election campaign will last 28 days, with the election taking place on May 9.

The deadline for registering to vote online or by phone is today. Alternatively, you can register when you head to the polls to vote.

Daily Hive is your home for BC Election coverage throughout the campaign period. To access our full BC Election coverage click here: Battleground BC.

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Jenni Sheppard
Jenni is a former Senior Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Happy Vancouverite. Traveller, snowboarder, foodie, film fan, feminist, geek, cheesemaker, curler.

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