Voting day is Oct. 21

Advance voting option also available in federal election

By Andrew Mitchell

The federal election is rapidly approaching, voter cards are in the mail and the list of candidates is set.

This year the election will be held on Oct. 21, here in B.C the election takes place from the afternoon to the late evening, advanced voting takes place from the Oct. 11 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day.

If you happen to be busy, you may vote by mail. You can apply online to do this.

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The candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola electoral district include:

• Dan Albas of the Conservative Party of Canada

• Allan Duncan of the People’s Party of Canada

• Robert Mellalieu of the Green Party of Canada

• Mary Ann Murphy Liberal Party of Canada

• Joan Phillip New Democratic Party

• Jesse Regier Libertarian Party of Canada

Several forums have already been held on the trail and more will be held in the future. 

Information about the candidates is also accessible online and on party websites.

A forum on Oct. 10 will be held in Summerland at Centre Stage Theatre, all candidates have been invited.

As for voting in the election, the location of your poll can be found on your personalized voter card, along with information about accessibility.

All electors are encouraged to bring their voting card to the poll for faster service as well as identity showing proof of your age and residence. A voting card is not mandatory.

If you don’t receive a voter card by Oct. 4 or if there is something wrong with your card, visit Additional information about the election as well as a list of acceptable identification can be found there too.

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