2014 General Election Notice

October 21, 2014

CITY OF PRINCE RUPERT 2014 GENERAL ELECTION
NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING

 

GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of the City of Prince Rupert on
Saturday, November 15th, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the Jim Ciccone Civic
Centre Auditorium, 1000 McBride Street.

 

An Additional General Voting Opportunity will be held for electors, who for medical reasons or
because of infirmity cannot leave their residence on general voting day, by having a mobile voting
place operated by City of Prince Rupert voting staff attend the residence of such an elector to allow that
person to vote. Requests to have a mobile voting station attend a residence on general voting day
must be received by the Chief Election Officer or the Deputy Chief Election Officer or a designate,
before 5:00 pm on the 13th day of November, 2014.

 

ADVANCE VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be available to qualified electors as follows:

 

City Hall – Council Chambers
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Friday, November 7th, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital - Lobby

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Acropolis Manor
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 between the hours of 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm

 

 

SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be opened at:

 

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm
Acropolis Manor
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 between the hours of 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm
The only electors who may vote are electors who, on the date on which the Special Voting Opportunity
is held and before the end of the voting hours for that Special Voting Opportunity, have been admitted
as patients.

 

ELECTOR REGISTRATION

 

If you are not on the Provincial list of electors, you may register at the time of voting by completing
the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following
qualifications:

• 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
• Canadian citizen;
• resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration;
• resident of Prince Rupert, or registered owner of real property in the City of Prince Rupert, for
at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration; and
• not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election
or otherwise disqualified by law.

Resident electors will also be required to produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a
signature). 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, and, if there is more
than one owner of the property, written consent from the other property owners.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION on any of the foregoing may be obtained by contacting:

Tanya Ostrom, Chief Election Officer 250.627.0991
Rory Mandryk, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250.627.0934