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Local Elections FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions - Local Election


วิธีเล่นเกมยิงปลาผ่านมือถือAm I eligible to vote?
What am I voting for?
When and where can I vote?
Why should I vote?
Do I need to register to vote?
What identification should I bring to the voting location?
I am an Ashcroft property owner but I do not live in the Village.  Am I eligible to vote?
I own multiple properties in Ashcroft, does this entitle me to vote more than once?
English is my second language, can I bring someone in to assist me?
I have a disability, will I recieve support at the voting location?
What if I am out of town on Election Day, how can I vote?

Am I eligible to vote?

You are eligible to vote in Ashcroft General Election if you meet ALL of the following requirements. 
You are:
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of voting;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least six months prior to voting day (April 19, 2018);
  • a resident of the Village of Ashcroft at least 30 days prior to voting day (September 19, 2018);
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election.

What am I voting for?

Eligible voters will be electing one (1) Mayor, four (4) Councillors and one (1) School Trustee.  Candiadtes will be declared no later than Monday September 17, 2018.

When and where can I vote?
 

The Village provides five dates for electors to vote, they are:
  • October 10, 2018: 8 am to 8 pm  (Required advanced polling opportunity as per Local Government Act)
  • October 16, 2018: 8 am to 4 pm  (As identified in Bylaw No. 816)
  • October 17, 2018: 8 am to 4 pm  (As identified in Bylaw No. 816)
  • October 18, 2018: 8 am to 4 pm  (As identified in Bylaw No. 816)
  • October 20, 2018: 8 am to 8 pm  Local General Election Day as legislated in Local Government Act.
All voting opportunities take place at the Ashcroft Community Hall, located at 409 Bancroft Street.

Why should I vote?

Your vote counts!  Voting in a local government election is your democratic right.  Elected Officials make many decisions that affect you, your family, and your community.

Do I need to register to vote?

The Village of Ashcroft does not maintain a voters list - registration is done at the time of voting.

To register, each eligible voter must provide their full name, residential address, last six digits of their social insurance number or date of birth, two pieces of id, and every elector must sign the Voting Book.
See below for information on what you need as identification and what you can do if you do not have any identification
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What identification should I bring to the voting location?

Please bring two pieces of identification, one must include your address and signature. A photo is not mandatory.
Examples of acceptible identification include:
  • BC Driver's License
  • BC Identification Card
  • Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle License issued by ICBC
  • BC Services Card, BC CareCard or Gold CareCard
  • Ministry of Social Development Income Assistance Monthly Reort Form
  • Social Insurance Card
  • Citizenship card
  • Passport
  • Property tax notice issued by the Village of Ashcroft
  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Utility Bill
  • Student Card
Please note the combination BC Dirver's License/BC CareCard is considered one piece of identification.
Those people without any or insufficient identification, and meet the voter eligibility criteria, may still vote but will be required sign a declaration for their identity and residency Village of Ashcroft. 
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I am an Ashcroft property owner, but I live outside the Village boundaries.  Am I eligible to vote?

Yes, you must provide proof of ownership of the property for which you are voting and you must meet all of the following requirments.
You are:
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of voting;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least six months prior to voting day (April 19, 2018);
  • a registered owner of real property in the Village of Ashcroft for at least 30 days prior to the day of voting (September 19, 2018);
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act, or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election.

If there is more than one person on title for the property, you must provide written permission from the majority of  property owners authorizing you as the sole individual to vote for that property.  You can download the necessary form here.

I own multiple properties in Ashcroft, does this entitle me to vote more than once?

No, you may only vote once in a Local Election, regardless how many properties you own.

English is my second language, can I bring someone in to assist me?

Yes, if you have difficulty reading or understanding English, you may bring a translator to assist you at the voting location.  The person assisting you will be required to complete and sign a declaration in order to provide translation help.

I have a disability, will I recieve support at the voting location?

The Ashcroft Community Hall is accessible to those with impaired mobility.  Regardless, you may request to mark your ballot outside (curbside voting).  Have some accompany you and have them speak to an Election Official.  The Voting process can then be completed in a manner that ensures the secrecy of your ballot.

What if I am out of town on Election Day, how can I vote? 

There are advanced voting opportunities on the following days:
  • October 10, 2018 8 am to 8 pm
  • October 16, 2018 8 am to 4 pm
  • October 17, 2018 8 am to 4 pm
  • October 18, 2018 8 am to 4 pm
All Voting Opportunities take place at the Ashcroft Community Hall, located at 409 Bancroft St.