Voter turnout steady in Summerland

Polls remain open until 8 p.m. at both Summerland locations

Voter turnout has been steady at both Summerland polling stations for the general voting in the municipal election.

The election is for a mayor, six municipal councillors and two school trustees who will represent Summerland for the next four years.

Early on Saturday afternoon, Jeremy Denegar, chief electoral officer for Summerland, said there has been a steady flow of voters throughout the day.

Voting is at Summerland Secondary School, 9598 Main St. and Giant’s Head Elementary School, 10503 Prairie Valley Rd.

The polls opened at 8 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m.

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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