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ELEX: The who, what and wheres for voters

Advance voting is until Saturday at 8 p.m., or on Tuesday, May 14 on provincial general election day - image submitted
Advance voting is until Saturday at 8 p.m., or on Tuesday, May 14 on provincial general election day
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WHO'S ON THE BALLOT (asterisk denotes incumbent)

COQUITLAM-MAILLARDVILLE

BC NDP: Selina Robinson

BC Liberal: Steve Kim

Green Party: Ed Stanbrough

 

PORT COQUITLAM

BC NDP: Mike Farnworth*

BC Liberal: Barbara Lu

BC Cons.: Ryan Hague

YPP: Brent Williams

Libertarian: Jogender Dahiya

 

PORT MOODY-COQUITLAM

BC NDP: Joe Trasolini*

BC Liberal: Linda Reimer

Green Party: Billie Helps

Libertarian: Jeff Monds

 

• COQUITLAM-BURKE MOUNTAIN

BC Liberal: Douglas Horne*

BC NDP: Chris Wilson

BC Cons: Shane Kennedy

Green Party: Ron Peters

Libertarian: Paul Geddes

 

YOU CAN VOTE NOW

Voters in B.C. can head to the polls early to cast their votes before the provincial general election on May 14. Advance voting runs until tomorrow (Saturday) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. In the Tri-Cities, the advance voting places for each riding are:

• Coquitlam-Burke Mountain: Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship (1160 Lansdowne Dr., Coquitlam); Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam); and Henderson Place (1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam);

• Coquitlam-Maillardville: Blue Mountain Baptist Church (450 Blue Mountain St., Coquitlam); and Coquitlam Alliance Church (2601 Spuraway Ave., Coquitlam);

• Port Coquitlam: Hope Lutheran Christian School (3151 York St., PoCo); and Royal Canadian Legion (2675 Shaughnessy St., PoCo);

• Port Moody-Coquitlam: Coquitlam Presbyterian Church (948 Como Lake Ave., Coquitlam); and Port Moody recreation complex (300 Ioco Rd., PoMo).

 

AM I ON THE VOTERS' LIST?

To register or update your voter information, go to https://eregister.electionsbc.gov.bc.ca/ovr/welcome.aspx or call Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683.

 

WHAT'S MY RIDING?

Here's a direct link to the BC Elections website, where you can punch in your address and your electoral district, a map and riding information will appear: http://142.31.218.147/voter/edfinder.htm.

 

AM I ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?

To vote in a B.C. election, adults must:

• be a Canadian citizen;

• be 18 years of age or older on general voting day ;

• be a resident of the electoral district;

• have been a B.C. for at least six months immediately before general voting day;

• be registered as a voter for the electoral district;

• and not be disqualified by the Election Act.

 

WHAT DO I BRING?

Bring the yellow card that was mailed to your home last week. As well, voters must prove their identity and current residential address to get a ballot. These include: a B.C. driver's licence, B.C. identification card, B.C. services card or Certificate of Indian Status.

 

INFO ONLINE

• Go to www.tricitynews.com on election night — Tuesday, May 14 — after the polls close at 8 p.m. to find out the latest results. In the meantime, check out The Tri-City News' online coverage of the local riding candidates running in the 40th provincial general election (click the Election tab at top of screen).

• Follow the provincial election on Twitter: #bclibs, #bcndp, #bcpoli, #bcelxn2013, #coquitlam #portcoquitlam #portmoody

jwarren@tricitynews.com

 

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