Hundreds vote in advance polls in Summerland

General voting in municipal election scheduled for Oct. 20, 8 a.m.t o 8 p.m.

While the municipal election is not until Saturday, Summerland voters have already cast their ballots in advance polls.

On Oct. 10, at the first advance voting, 430 people voted. The following day, at a special voting at Angus Place, another 68 cast ballots.

On Oct. 16, during the second advance voting opportunity, 874 voters were at the polls.

This is a total of 1,372 people who have already voted.

At the last municipal election in Summerland, a total of 4,446 people voted.

This number included advance voting days, special voting opportunities and general voting day.

The election will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Summerland Secondary School, 9598 Main St. and Giant’s Head Elementary School, 10503 Prairie Valley Road.

Registration takes place at the time of voting.

Voters must be 18 or older on general voting day.

They must be Canadian citizens, residents of B.C. for at least six months and a resident or registered owner of property in Summerland for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration and not disqualified under the Local Government Act or other legislation.

The results of the election will be presented at municipal hall in Summerland shortly after voting is over on Oct. 20.

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