Voters in Kelowna West got their first opportunity to cast a ballot Tuesday, the first day of advance voting for the Feb. 14 provincial byelection.
Advance polls will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting on Tuesday and continuing through Saturday at the Powers Creek Community Church on Glenway Road in West Kelowna, the Super 8 Motel in West Kelowna, Grace Baptist Church on Glenmore Road in Kelowna and at the Kelowna Curling Club on Recreation Avenue in Kelowna.
On Feb. 11, the final day of advance polling will be held at George Pringle Elementary School in Westbank, as well as the Super 8 Motel, Grace Baptist Church and the Kelowna Curling Club in Kelowna.
Voting is also available any day between now and Feb. 14—during business hours—at the Elections B.C. Kelowna West District Electoral Office at 102B-1979 Old Okanagan Highway. The office is open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On advance voting days and general voting day, all voting places, including the district electoral office will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The byelection, prompted by former premier and Liberal leader Christy Clark’s resignation last August, is being contested by five candidates, Shelley Cook of the NDP, Ben Stewart of the B.C. Liberals, Robert Stupka of the B.C. Green Party, Libertarian Kyle Geronazo and Mark Thompson of the B.C Conservatives.
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