Summerland voters cast ballots at advance polls

Nearly 500 Summerlanders have voted at advance and special voting in the upcoming municipal election

Nearly 500 people have already cast ballots in the upcoming municipal and school trustees election in Summerland.

Jeremy Denegar, chief electoral officer for Summerland, said 430 people cast ballots at the advance polls on Oct. 10, while another 68 voted at a special voting at Angus Place on Oct. 11.

“We feel the numbers are very good with the advance voting,” Denegar said.

He added that there are around 7,000 eligible voters in Summerland.

The next advance voting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Summerland’s municipal hall, 13211 Henry Ave.

A special voting opportunity will be held Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Summerland Seniors Village, 12803 Atkinson Rd. This is for residents, their families and facility staff.

General voting in the election is on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Summerland Secondary School, 9518 Main St. and Giant’s Head Elementary School, 10503 Prairie Valley Rd.

There is no need to pre-register since 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.

Resident electors must show two pieces of identification, at least one with a signature. Non-resident property electors must show two pieces of identification, at least one with a signature, to prove their identity and prove they are entitled to register as the owner of the property.

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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