Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Mail-in-Ballots Now Available

Voting Opportunity - Mail Ballots

In addition to the in-person voting opportunities offered on October 10th, 17th and 20th at the Municipal Offices and October 12th (3:30pm-6:30pm) at the Toad River Community Hall, there is also the opportunity to vote in the 2018 local general election via mail ballots.

Qualified Electors may vote by mail if you:

  • have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects your ability to vote at another voting opportunity, or
  • expect to be absent from the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality on general voting day and at the times of the advance voting opportunities.

Requesting a Mail Ballot Package

Mail Ballot Packages can be applied for beginning Sunday, September 30, 2018 by submitting the following information to the Chief Election Officers at Northern Rockies Regional Municipality Office by mail (Bag Service 399, Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0), Telephone (250-774-2541, Ext 2031 or 2032), Fax (250-774-6794) or Email elections@northernrockies.ca

Required information for a mail ballot package is listed below:

  1. Full name,
  2. Residential address,
  3. Address of the property in relation to which you are voting (for non-resident property electors),
  4. Method of delivery of your mail ballot package:
    1.  pick up at Municipal Office, OR
    2. regular letter mail through Canada Post to residential address, OR
    3. regular letter mail through Canada Post to an alternate address that you provide when requesting the ballot package,              
  5. To ensure you receive the correct registration application form in your package, you must indicate whether you are going to be registering as a resident or non-resident property elector.
  6. Please note the Local Government Act requires all persons registering to vote by mail ballot to have their signature witnessed by another individual, who must also sign and provide their residential address.

You can now request your mail-in ballots using an electronic fillable form [PDF - 95 KB] (you may need to download the form instead of viewing it in your browser to access the fillable pdf features). The deadline for requesting mail ballots is 4:00 pm on October 17, 2018.

The Municipality will send out mail ballot packages once the ballots are printed. To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer no later than 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018. It is your responsibility to ensure the ballots arrive in time to be included in the final count, so it is recommended that you apply for your ballots early.

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