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Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Director and Zone 2 School Trustee

  • Resident Electors (qualified electors who are residents, dependents and renters living within the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Boundary, including qualified electors within Westbank First Nation Reserves #9 and #10)

  • Non-Resident Property Electors (qualified electors who own property within the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Boundary but do not live within the boundary)

  • Residents on First Nation Lands (are eligible to vote in this election.  Please see Resident Electors information)

  • Renters (see Resident Electors)

 

Resident Electors

(Resident Electors refers to QUALIFIED ELECTORS who live in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Boundary, including residents, dependents and tenants of rental properties and those qualified electors within Westbank First Nation Reserves #9 and #10.) 

You may vote in the election for one Electoral Area Director on election day as a Resident Elector if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are a Canadian citizen; AND

  • You are at least 18 years of age, as of the date that you vote; AND

  • You have lived in BC for at least six months immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have lived within the Electoral Area Boundary for at least 30 days immediately before you register to vote; AND

  •  You are not disqualified from voting because you:

  • Have been convicted of an indictable offence for which you are currently in custody; OR

  • Have been found guilty of an election offence.

Please be aware that in order to vote, Resident Electors MUST produce two pieces of identification to the election staff at the voting place.  For information on what is considered acceptable identification, please view How To Vote?

 

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Non-Resident Property Electors

You may vote in the Electoral Area Director election on election day, as a Non-Resident Property Elector (a person who owns property within the Electoral Area Boundary, but does not lives there) if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are NOT a Resident Elector of the Electoral Area; AND

  • You are a Canadian citizen; AND

  • You are at least 18 years of age, as of the date you vote; AND

  • You have lived in BC for at least six months immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have owned property within the Electoral Area for at least 30 days immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have been authorized in writing by the other owner (s) of the property as the Non-Resident Property Elector for that property; AND

  • You are not disqualified from voting because you:

  • Have been convicted of an indictable offence for which you are currently in custody; OR

  • Have been found guilty of an election offence.

How to Register to Vote as a Non-Resident Property Elector

On voting day, Non-Resident Property Electors must apply to vote in the Electoral Area at the voting place of their choice by providing the following information:

  • a legal description of the real property; AND

  • proof that you own the property or are one of the owners on title of the property; AND IF APPLICABLE

  • a Consent Form signed by the majority of the other owners on title of the property designating you as the owner that will vote on their behalf.

Non-resident property electors no longer need a Property Elector Certificate to vote.  Only one individual may register to vote in relation to the real property, no matter how many owners are on title.  If you own two pieces of property in one Electoral Area, you may only vote once.  If you own property along with a corporation, then NONE OF THE OWNERS of the property is eligible to vote.

As is required of Resident Electors, you will also be required to produce acceptable identification prior to signing the voting book.  For more details on acceptable identification, please view the How To Vote? page.

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For more information, follow this link to the Voter's Guide to Local Elections in British Columbia webpage.

For more information please contact the Regional District of Central Okanagan Election officials: 

 

 

Central Okanagan East Electoral Area Zone 1 School Trustee Election

  • Resident Electors (qualified electors who are residents, dependents and renters living within the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area boundary)

  • Non-Resident Property Electors (qualified electors who own property within the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area boundary but do not live within the electoral area)

  • Renters (see Resident Electors)

 

Resident Electors

(Resident Electors refers to QUALIFIED ELECTORS who live in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, including residents, dependents and tenants of rental properties.) 

You may vote in the election for one Electoral Area Director and School Trustee on election day as a Resident Elector if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are a Canadian citizen; AND

  • You are at least 18 years of age, as of the date that you vote; AND

  • You have lived in BC for at least six months immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have lived within the Electoral Area Boundary for at least 30 days immediately before you register to vote; AND

  •  You are not disqualified from voting because you:

  • Have been convicted of an indictable offence for which you are currently in custody; OR

  • Have been found guilty of an election offence.

Please be aware that in order to vote, Resident Electors MUST produce two pieces of identification to the election staff at the voting place.  For information on what is considered acceptable identification, please view How To Vote?

 

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Non-Resident Property Electors

You may vote in the Electoral Area Director and School Trustee election on election day, as a Non-Resident Property Elector (a person who owns property within the Electoral Area Boundary, but does not lives there) if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are NOT a Resident Elector of the Electoral Area; AND

  • You are a Canadian citizen; AND

  • You are at least 18 years of age, as of the date you vote; AND

  • You have lived in BC for at least six months immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have owned property within the Electoral Area for at least 30 days immediately before you register to vote; AND

  • You have been authorized in writing by the other owner (s) of the property as the Non-Resident Property Elector for that property; AND

  • You are not disqualified from voting because you:

  • Have been convicted of an indictable offence for which you are currently in custody; OR

  • Have been found guilty of an election offence.

How to Register to Vote as a Non-Resident Property Elector

On voting day, Non-Resident Property Electors must apply to vote in the Electoral Area at the voting place of their choice by providing the following information:

  • a legal description of the real property; AND

  • proof that you own the property or are one of the owners on title of the property; AND IF APPLICABLE

  • a Consent Form signed by the majority of the other owners on title of the property designating you as the owner that will vote on their behalf.

Non-resident property electors no longer need a Property Elector Certificate to vote.  Only one individual may register to vote in relation to the real property, no matter how many owners are on title.  If you own two pieces of property in one Electoral Area, you may only vote once.  If you own property along with a corporation, then NONE OF THE OWNERS of the property is eligible to vote.

As is required of Resident Electors, you will also be required to produce acceptable identification prior to signing the voting book.  For more details on acceptable identification, please view the How To Vote? page.

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For more information, follow this link to the Voter's Guide to Local Elections in British Columbia webpage.

For more information please contact the Regional District of Central Okanagan Election officials: 

 

 
 
 
Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email: info@cord.bc.ca
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