It’s general election day in British Columbia. You have until 8 p.m. tonight local time to add your voice in deciding the future of our province. Here’s some short and concise information on where to vote and what you need to bring.
- SEE MORE: The Importance of Voting
Who can vote
You can vote today if you:
- are a Canadian citizen;
- are 18 years or older today on May 14, 2013;
- have lived in British Columbia for the 6 months before General Voting Day;
- live in the electoral district for which you are electing an MLA
- are registered as a voter, or register when you vote.
Where to vote
Registered voters have received a Where To Vote card in the mail, detailing information on the location of your assigned voting place. You can find your local voting place by using this Elections BC map search engine here.
When to vote
General voting locations throughout the province are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, May 14, 2013).
What to bring to the voting place
1) All voters are required to prove their identity and residential address in order to be able to vote. The Elections BC website provides a list of acceptable forms of identification that you can bring to the voting place: click here.
2) Also remember to bring your Where To Vote card you have received in your mail. The card looks like this:
Elections BC’s What To Expect When You Vote animated video may be helpful for those who have never voted.