Notice of Election

 

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DISTRICT OF FORT ST. JAMES

NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the District of Fort St. James that pursuant to Section 76 of the Local Government Act, an election by voting is necessary to elect one Councillor for a two-year term commencing December 2016, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

Councillor – One (1) to be elected
Surname Usual Names Jurisdiction of Residence
GREENAWAY Judy 80 Cromarty Rd, Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako “Area C”, BC
HOWELL Allan 2255 Stones Bay Road, Fort St. James, BC
MTATIRO Hallan 434 Dogwood St, Fort St. James, BC
PLAYFAIR Bev 2168 Resort Hill Road, Fort St. James, BC

GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of the District of Fort St. James on Saturday, December 10, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, BC.

Elector Registration

There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Canadian citizen
  • resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding voting day
  • resident of OR registered owner of real property in the District of Fort St. James for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day, and
  • not otherwise disqualified by law from voting.

Resident electors will 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 applicable, written consent from the other property owners.

Advance Voting Opportunities

Advance voting will be open at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, BC on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 and Wednesday, December 7, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. each day.

Mail Ballot Voting

If you are unable to vote due to physical disability, illness or injury, voting is permitted by mail ballot.

Please contact the Chief Election Officer for further information. 250-996-8233.

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