FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Advance voting for the 2020 Provincial General Election kicked off on Thursday, October 15, and Elections B.C. has released preliminary turnout results for the first day of voting.
According to Elections B.C., Peace River North has seen 1,047 voters turnout, while Peace River South has seen 442 votes cast so far.
In the 2017 election, for the first day of the 2017 election, the turnout was 707 for Peace River North and 663 for Peace River South.
Across B.C., close to 105,000 voters have turned out so far for advance voting, significantly lower when compared to the turnout of 122,465 in 2017.
Advance voting for the Provincial General Election continues daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. until Wednesday, October 21.
General Voting Day is Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
More information on how and where to vote in the General Provincial Election can be found on the Elections B.C. website.
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