Distributed March 9, 2017 12:15 PM
Voting in referendum ends 8:00 pm Saturday, March 11
Preliminary results to be made available as soon as possible
Nanaimo residents are reminded that voting ends at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, with preliminary election results being made available as soon as possible after that. Results can be viewed on the City of Nanaimo website.
Advance Voting Turn Out:
The March 1 and 8 Advance Voting Opportunities brought out over 4,000 voters. Compared to the 2014 General Election and years previous, this was a record number of advanced voters:
- 2008 General Election: 1390 voters
- 2011 General Election: 1663 voters
- 2014 General Election: 2262 voters
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- Preliminary voting results will be available after 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 11 on the City website.
- The March 1 and 8 Advance Voting Opportunities brought out a record number of voters.
- Official results will be declared no later than March 15 at 4:00 pm.
- To vote you must be 18 or older, a Canadian Citizen, a resident of BC for at least six months and a resident of Nanaimo for at least 30 days prior to the voting day. Please note: eligibility to vote is NOT dependent on owning property.