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.

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Eyes on Kelowna’s crime hotspots considered in budget

If you felt like someone was watching as you were out and about this summer, you may be right.

Big Reds a big hit at Big White

More than 600 people turned out on the weekend for annual red wine festival

RCMP hunt for suspect in West Kelowna bank robbery

Suspect used a note and fled bank Saturday with an undisclosed amount of cash

Community Leader Awards: Shelley Pacholok

The Kelowna Capital News honours those who give back in the community

International Arts Festival returns to Kelowna

Living Things is a month-long festival with live performances by artists from around the world

Steve Miller and Peter Frampton headed to Kelowna

Concert announced for Kelowna April 18

Woman sought in Kamloops stabbing

Kamloops RCMP are looking for the woman they believed stabbed a man on Sunday

Emergency response ‘well executed’ in Delta carbon monoxide poisoning

Emergency Health Services talks about how first responders dealt with this ‘mass casualty event’

Update: Dog inside stolen vehicle in Oliver reunited with owner

A black Honda CRV was stolen from the Oliver Chevron early Sunday morning

Hergott: Capping injury claims

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses ICBC claims and ‘minor’ injuries

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.

UPDATED:SAR find missing skier at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Joseph Stelcasky was reported missing Sunday afternoon

Most Read