Election 2014: Civic election advance poll numbers strong in Kelowna

City of Kelowna: Nearly 4,000 people have already voted in Kelowna with general election day for the 2014 civic election this Saturday.

The second advance polling day for the City of Kelowna election resulted in 2,353 votes cast by the time the polls closed at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The three advance polls resulted in 1,681 votes cast at Parkinson Recreation Centre, 382 votes at city hall and 290 votes at the UBC Okanagan campus.

With 1,540 votes cast on Nov. 5, a total of 3,893 electors have come out to vote so far.

Residents have two more days of advance voting, today at city hall and Okanagan College, and Friday at City Hall and Parkinson Recreation Centre.

The advance polls will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The city hall polling station features a voter assist terminal, which provides voters who may have difficulty marking a ballot the ability to do so privately and independently.

On Election Day, Saturday Nov. 15, residents will have 13 voting locations to choose from, including Orchard Park Shopping Centre from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. All other Election Day voting locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters need to bring two pieces of ID, at least one with a signature, to the polling station to prove residency and identity.

For a complete list of polling station addresses, visit kelowna.ca/election or check out the city’s mobile election app for your smartphone.

The second day of advance voting in  West Kelowna on Wednesday saw 611 ballots cast in council chambers at the Municipal Hall.

 

 

 

 

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