GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of School District No. 91 (Nechako Lakes) on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Advance voting opportunities will also be available on October 10 and October 13 as per the Notice of Election below.
Qualified electors are only entitled to vote at the voting place within the electoral area in which they reside or qualify as a non-resident property elector. Electors are entitled to one vote per school district. If you need to confirm the electoral area in which you reside, contact Rosanne Murray, Deputy Chief Election Officer, at (250) 694-3242 or cell: (250) 692-6269; or Darlene Turner, Secretary Treasurer at the School Board Office in Vanderhoof, (250) 567-2284 or 1-800-903-4771.
Electoral Registration – Voting Day Registration – Two Pieces of Identification Needed
The registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. Voters must produce at least two documents that provide evidence of identity and place of residence, one of which must contain the applicant’s signature. Alternatively, electors can provide two documents that provide evidence of identity and make a solemn declaration as to place of residence. Voters will also be required to make a declaration that they meet the following requirements:
- 18 years of age;
- Canadian citizen;
- Resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration;
- Resident of the electoral area for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration;
- Not otherwise disqualified from voting by the School Act or any other enactment or law; and,
- Entitled to vote and have not previously voted in this election.
Non-Resident Property Elector (NRPE) Registration
Non-resident property electors must produce two 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 applicable, provide written consent from the majority of the property owners.