PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the City of Prince Rupert that an election by voting is necessary to elect six (6) Councillors, and six (6) School Trustees, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:
NOTICE OF ACCLAMATION
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the City of Prince Rupert that pursuant to section 98 of the Local Government Act the following candidate is elected by acclamation:
BRAIN Lee Office of Mayor
GENERAL VOTING DAY
GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of the City of Prince Rupert on
Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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 18th day of October, 2018.
ADVANCE/SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES
ADVANCE VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be available to qualified electors as follows:
City Hall – Customer Service Meeting Room
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
Prince Rupert Regional Hospital - Lobby
Thursday, October 18th, 2018 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm
SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be opened at:
Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
Thursday, October 18th, 2018 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm
Thursday, October 18th, 2018 between the hours of 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm
The only electors who may vote at the Special Voting Opportunities are patients who have been admitted before the end of the Special Voting Opportunity hours.
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 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.
To register, resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity.
To register, 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:
Corinne Bomben, Chief Election Officer 250.627.0935
Antonio Vera, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250.627.2898