Voting Opportunities and Advance Registration

Voting Opportunities:

General Voting Day: Saturday September 18, 2021 from 8 am to 8 pm

Advance Voting Days: Wednesday September 1, and September 8, 2021 from 8 am to 8 pm

Location: General and Advance Voting Opportunities will be held at Upper Rotacrest Hall, located at 230-19 Avenue North, Creston BC.

Mail Ballot Voting: In accordance with the Local Government Act and Local Government Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 1926, 2021, Mail ballots are permitted for resident and non-resident property electors who have a physical disability or are planning to be out of town on General Voting Day. The Town is also requesting a Ministerial Order to expand the use of mail ballots to all eligible electors in the Town of Creston. More details regarding the process to request mail ballots will be available in the coming weeks.

Advance Registration:

Are you eligible to vote in the September 18, 2021 Local By-Election? If you aren't sure find out by calling 428-2214 or visiting Town Hall, 238-10th Avenue North. Advance elector registrations will be accepted until July 27, 2021. New registrations will also be accepted on Advance and General Voting Days.

Elector Qualifications:

The following qualifications must be met to register as a resident or non-resident property elector.

Resident Electors:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Canadian citizen;
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration;
  • resident of the Town of Creston for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and,
  • not disqualified under this or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.


Non-Resident Property Electors:

  • not entitled to register as a resident elector;
  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Canadian citizen;
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration;
  • registered owner of real property in the Town of Creston for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration;
  • the only persons who are registered owners of the real property, either as joint tenants or tenants in common, are individuals who are not holding the property in trust for a corporation or another trust;
  • not disqualified under this or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law; and,
  • if there is more than one individual who is the registered owner of real property, either as joint tenants or tenants in common, only one of those individuals may, with the written consent of the majority of the owners, register as a non-resident property elector.


Interested in Running for Local Office?

Information for those interested in running for local office can be found here: https://letstalk.creston.ca/candidate-information


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