Advance poll doing brisk business in Princeton Wednesday

Advance poll doing brisk business in Princeton Wednesday

Vote early - the poll is open until 8 p.m.

The advance poll for the October 20 municipal election – being held today – is attracting a steady stream of voters.

Election workers told The Spotlight Wednesday morning that business was brisk in the board room of the Princeton Library on Vermilion Avenue.

The polling station is open until 8 p.m. tonight.

Voters who are not registered can still cast a ballot, but they must have two pieces of identification, at least one with a signature and one with an address. Picture ID is not necessary.

In order to vote you must be :

• 18 years or older

• A Canadian citizen

• A resident of BC for at least six months

• A resident or registered property owner in Princeton for at least 30 days.

General voting takes place Saturday October 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Princeton Legion on Bridge Street.

According to Princeton CAO Cheryl Martens the advance poll ballot box will be the first box opened on election day when the ballots are counted.

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