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Two more chances to cast 2022 ballots early in Coquitlam

Eligible voters in the city can still head to advance polls ahead of the Oct. 15 municipal election.
Coquitlam's Centennial Pavilion (620 Poirier St.) is located in the same building as the Poirier Forum.

The 2022 civic election in Coquitlam is set for this Saturday (Oct. 15).

(Yup, that's right.)

Ballot boxes will be open across various locations for local eligible voters to have their say on who will represent them in city hall for the next four years.

But, if your mind is made up already, there are still two more opportunities to cast your vote early.

Advance polls are open today (Oct. 11) and tomorrow (Oct. 12) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at a pair of civic sites:

To be eligible to vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, 18 years and older as of Oct. 15, a B.C. resident of at least six months immediately before the day you register to vote, and a resident of the community you're voting in.

You can click the links below to find out more on Coquitlam's candidates in the 2022 race:

What you need to vote

It's required to bring one or more pieces of identification to a polling station that confirms your identity and place of residence, which will ensure your eligibility.

If you're already a registered voter, you'll only need one form of ID.

If you're not registered, you're asked to bring two pieces of ID, including one that must have a signature.

Acceptable documents include the following:

  • BC Care Card
  • BC Driver's Licence
  • BC Identification Card issued by ICBC
  • BC Services Card
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Birth certificate
  • Credit or debit card
  • Current property tax notice issued by the municipality
  • Social Insurance Card
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (Status Card)
  • Utility bill (phone, hydro, gas, telephone, cable service, etc.)
  • Valid passport
  • Vehicle insurance documents issued by ICBC
  • Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security Request for Continued Assistance Form SDES8

For more information, you can visit the City of Coquitlam's website.