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It’s Election Day in Hope: Here’s everything you need to know

Where to go to vote and what to expect on Election Day in Hope
Polls open at the Hope Secondary School at 8 a.m. and ends at 8 p.m. (Elections BC)

The next set of local leaders will be named Saturday night. Voters in Hope will be able to elect one mayor, six councillors, three school board trustees, and one director for Electoral B.

This year, residents can vote from a list of two mayor candidates, 13 councillor candidates, two Electoral B candidates, and four school board trustee candidates.

Polls are open in Hope from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Where you can vote:

(General Public)

Hope Secondary School

444 Stuart Street (Gymnasium)

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(Special Voting is available for residents/currently admitted patients of Riverside Manor, Fraser Canyon Hospital, Fraser Hope Lodge, and Park Street Manor)

Riverside Manor

765 Old Hope Princeton Way, Hope, BC

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Fraser Canyon Hospital

1275 7th Ave, Hope, BC

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fraser Hope Lodge

765 Old Hope Princeton Way, Hope, BC

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Park Street Manor

555 Park Ave, Hope, BC

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Who you can vote for:

- QA with candidates for Hope mayor

- QA with candidates for Hope councillor

- School District 78 trustee candidates Q and A

- QA with candidates for Electoral Area B

For Elections FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.

What happens once polls close?

After 8 p.m. local time, election officials will begin counting and tallying the ballots. Results will start to appear at around 8:30 p.m. and can be found at under the Local Elections tab.

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results once polls close.

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