PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of Electoral Area 'A' of the Regional District of Nanaimo that a By-election by voting is necessary for the position of Director of Electoral Area 'A' for a term ending in December 2005. Persons nominated as candidates for this position and for whom votes will be received are as follows:
ELECTORAL AREA 'A' - One Director to be elected:
ADVANCE VOTING DAYS will be opened on Wednesday, the twenty-first (21st) day of May 2003 and Wednesday, the twenty-eighth (28th) day of May 2003 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the following location:
Resident Electors: If you live in Electoral Area 'A', you may be eligible to vote in the May 31, 2003 by-election. In order to qualify to vote you must meet the following criteria:
Non Resident Electors: If you own property in Electoral Area 'A' but reside elsewhere, you may be eligible to vote as a non-resident property elector. In order to qualify to vote as a non resident elector you must meet the following criteria:
If more than one individual is the registered owner of the real property, only one of those individuals may register and the person registering must do so with the written consent of the number of those individuals who, together with the person registering, are a majority of registered owners.
Persons qualifying as "Non-Resident Property Electors" who will be applying to register at the time of voting, must complete an application form, must provide at least two documents that provide evidence of the applicant's identity and must provide a copy of land title registration or tax notice which provides proof of ownership. At least one of the documents must contain the applicant's signature, such as a Drivers License.
In order to obtain a "Non-Resident Property Elector Certificate" in advance of general voting day, a person may apply for the certificate from the Chief Election Officer or the Deputy Election Officer at the following times:
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