Election Info: Voting in the District of Hope

District of Hope: Where to vote for mayor, council and trustees

  • Oct. 30, 2014 12:00 p.m.

WHERE TO VOTE

 

General Voting Day

Nov. 15 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hope Recreation Centre Conference Room, 1005 6th Ave.

 

Advance Voting Opportunities

Nov. 5 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

District of Hope Council Chambers. 325 Wallace St.

 

Nov. 12 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

District of Hope Council Chambers. 325 Wallace St.

Special Voting Opportunities for qualified residents

Nov. 4

Fraser Canyon Hospital and Fraser-Hope Lodge, 1275 7th Ave. 9-10:30 a.m.

 

Riverside Manor, 765 Old Hope-Princeton Hwy.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Park Street Manor, 555 Park St. 12:30-1:30 p.m.

 

REFERENDUM QUESTION – VOTE YES OR NO

 

“Are you in favour of the District of Hope Council adopting District of Hope Size of Council Reduction Bylaw No. 1350, 2014, in order to reduce the size of Council from a Mayor and six (6) Councillors TO a Mayor and four (4) Councillors, effective for the 2018 Local Government Elections?”

 

VOTING INFORMATION

REGISTRATION TO VOTE TAKES PLACE ON VOTING DAY: If you qualify to vote you DO NOT register PRIOR to election day. Registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements:

• are a Canadian citizen

• are 18 years or older on voting day

• have lived in BC for six (6) months before voting day

• have lived in the municipality of the District of Hope for at least thirty (30) days on the day of voting

• are not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment or by law from voting

 

In order to register on Election Day, you MUST produce 2 PIECES OF IDENTIFICATION (at least one with a signature) to election staff at the voting place. Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity.

Non-resident property electors MUST produce 2 PIECES OF IDENTIFICATION (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property. If there are other owners of the same property you must also have written consent from the majority of all the owners stating that you are the one owner designated as the Non-Resident (Property) Elector for that property. A consent form is available at the District Hall or visit our website at www.hope.ca to download the “Non-Resident Consent” form and bring the completed form with you to the voting place.

Acceptable identification includes two (2) of:

• BC Driver’s License

• ICBC Vehicle Insurance documents

• BC Identification Card

• BC CareCard or Gold CareCard

• Citizenship Card

• District of Hope Tax Notice

• Social Insurance Card

• Utility Bill

• Credit Card

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