Vote Ryan Moen November 15, 2014 to assure you have your voice heard.
Resident Elector Qualifications
In order to be eligible to vote as a resident elector on Voting Day you must satisfy all of the following criteria:
- age 18 or older; and
- a Canadian citizen; and
- a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and
- a resident of the City of Victoria for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and
- not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.
- You must be a resident of the City of Victoria from this day forward to be eligible to vote on general voting day ( 30 days prior to the election )
- Non-residents must own property in the City of Victoria from this day forward to be eligible to vote on general voting day
- Advance voting day
- Advance voting day
- General voting day
You must register to vote before you receive a ballot. The City of Victoria will use the Provincial Voters List as the City’s List of Electors for the 2014 City of Victoria local general election. If you are registered as an elector, you should be on this list. To confirm that you are on the Provincial Voters List in the City of Victoria, please contact Elections BC by phone at 1.800.661.8683 if you feel you might not be on the provincial voters list, or, if you wish to register to vote, you may do so online through Elections BC. You may also use our online tools to see if you are on the Voters List and to verify your address:
If you were not on the Provincial Voters List before it was provided to the City, your name will not be on the City's voters list. Please contact Legislative Services at 250.361.0571 to confirm whether you are registered to vote in the City of Victoria 2014 local election.
Advance registration for the 2014 local general election is open until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. After that time, people wishing to vote must wait until advance voting or general voting day to register.
Elector Identity Documents
The provincial election regulation requires that the following are valid identity documents for proving elector identity. At least one document presented to prove identity must include the applicant's signature.
- a British Columbia Driver's Licence
- a BC Identification Card within the meaning of the Identification Card Regulation
- a photo BC services card within the meaning of the Identification Card Regulation
- a non-photo BC services card within the meaning of the Identification Card Regulation
- an Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Licence issued by the Insurance Corporation of BC
- a British Columbia CareCard or British Columbia Gold CareCard
- a Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security Request for Continued Assistance Form SDES8
- a Social Insurance Card issued by Human Resources Development Canada
- a Citizenship Card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- a real property tax notice issued under section 369 of the Local Government Act or section 21 of the Taxation (Rural Area) Act
- a credit card or debit card issued by a savings institution as defined in s.29 of the Interpretation Act
- a utility bill issued for the supply of electricity, natural gas, water, telephone services or coaxial cable services by:
- a public utility as defined in section 1 of the Utilities Commission Act
- a gas utility as defined in section 1 of the Gas Utility Act,
- a water utility as defined in section 1 of the Water Act,
- the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, or
- a corporation licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for the purposes of that supply.