People will be getting voter’s guides in the mail this week for BC’s referendum on electoral reform.
“The voter’s guide has everything voters need to know to participate in the referendum,” says Anton Boegman, Chief Electoral Officer. “Voters with questions are encouraged to contact us at 1-800-661-8683.”
Voting packages will be mailed to registered voters between October 22 and November 2, and then mailed back to Elections BC before Nov. 30.
Short videos about the basics of the voting systems on the referendum ballot are available at elections.bc.ca/referendum.
Individuals can vote in the referendum if they are:
– a Canadian citizen,
– 18 or older as of November 30, 2018, and
– a resident of B.C. for at least six months immediately before November 30, 2018.
Voters are encouraged to get ready for the referendum by getting informed about how to vote and all four voting systems by visiting elections.bc.ca/referendum (Click HERE) or call 1-800-661-8683 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).