2019 Electoral Area G By-Election to include mail ballot voting

The Regional District of Nanaimo will include Mail Ballot Voting as part of the 2019 Electoral Area G By‐election. Qualified electors in RDN Electoral Area G can register to vote and cast a ballot by mail.

Who Can Vote by Mail

Qualified electors can vote by mail if they:

  • have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity; and/or
  • expect to be away from the Regional District of Nanaimo on general voting day (October 5, 2019) and at the times of all advance voting opportunities (September 25, 2019 and October 2, 2019); and/or
  • are residents of DeCourcy Island or Mudge Island, which have been designated as remote from voting places.

To participate in Mail Ballot Voting, eligible electors who meet the above criteria must submit a completed application form in advance of general voting day, October 5, 2019. The form is available on the Regional District of Nanaimo’s website, rdn.bc.ca/2019by-election, or through the contacts listed below. Completed application forms may be submitted in person or via email, regular mail or fax. Note: if faxing please call or email the RDN office to confirm.

Regional District of Nanaimo
Legislative Services Department
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Email: vote@rdn.bc.ca
Fax: 250-390-4163
Phone: 250-390-4111
Toll Free: 1-877-607-4111

Qualified electors who submit an application will be sent a mail ballot package as soon as the packages are available. To be counted, mail ballots must be received by the Chief Election Officer before 4:30 PM on Friday, October 4, 2019, at the Regional District of Nanaimo, Legislative Services Department, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2, OR arrange for hand delivery to the Chief Election Officer at St. Columba Presbyterian Church Hall, 921 Wembley Road, Parksville, BC, between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM on General Voting Day, Saturday, October 5, 2019. It is the obligation of the person voting by mail ballot to ensure the mail ballot is received by the Chief Election Officer within this time limit.

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