Election Info: Voting in the Fraser Valley Regional District

Fraser Valley Regional District (Area A): Where to vote for area director

  • Thu Oct 30th, 2014 12:00pm
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WHERE TO VOTE

 

General Voting Day

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

Canyon Lanes Bowling Alley, 47585 Trans Canada Highway

 

Advance Voting Opportunity

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

Canyon Lanes Bowling Alley, 47585 Trans Canada Highway

 

VOTING INFORMATION

 

There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors will take place at the time of Voting. At the time of registering to vote, you will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements:

• 18 years of age or older on general voting day

• You are a Canadian citizen

• Resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration

• Resident of OR registered owner of real property in the respective Electoral Area for at least 30 days Immediately preceding the day of registration

• Not disqualified from by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law

 

Corporations are not entitled to vote or to have a representative vote on their behalf. Rules for determining residency are set out in Section 52 of the Local Government Act:

• A person is a resident of the area where a person lives and to which, whenever absent, the person intends to return

• A person may be the resident of only one area at a time

• A person does not change residency until a person has a new residency

• A person does not cease being a resident of an area by leaving the area temporarily

 

Resident electors will be required to produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). The identification should, together, prove both residency and identity. Picture identification is not required.

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, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners. Picture identifi cation is not required. Documents accepted for purposes of elector identifi cation must either be the documents prescribed under regulations to the Local Government Act or evidence deemed acceptable and satisfactory to the election official at the Voting Place.