Elections BC plans to post byelection results

Byelection coverage planned by Elections BC. - FILE
Byelection coverage planned by Elections BC.
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lections BC is revving up for Thursday's byelection vote.

Preliminary voting results for the Chilliwack-Hope and Port Moody-Coquitlam by-elections will be reported following the close of general voting as election officials at 35 voting locations complete the initial count process under sections 115-125 of the Election Act.

As they become available, the preliminary results will be posted at:

• Chilliwack-Hope -

• Port Moody-Coquitlam -

The Tri-City News will also be covering the election with interviews and photos Thursday evening at

Preliminary voting results will include:

• number of votes cast for each candidate

• number of ballot boxes reported

• total number of ballot boxes, and

• percentage of popular vote

The polls will be open tomorrow Thursday, April 19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.,

Final voting results will be available on the Elections BC website ( after absentee ballots are counted and final count is concluded. Final count is scheduled to begin on April 30.



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