September has left the building and October brings with it turning leaves and civic elections. If you haven’t already seen the lawn signs and other hallmarks of local, political campaigning, it all comes to a head on Saturday, October 15.
For Vancouverites, this means voting for 1 mayor, 10 city councillors, 7 Park Board commissioners, 9 school trustees, and 3 capital plan questions. Check out this tool to help you plan your vote.
The Roundhouse is an official voting place for advance voting, Election Day voting, and mail-in drop off voting, with curbside voting on the Pacific Blvd entrance.
Sat Oct 1, Wed Oct 5, Sat Oct 8, Tue Oct 11, Thu Oct 13
Request by Thu Sep 29 at 5pm (to be mailed to you)
Request by Tue Oct 11 at 5pm (to be picked up at the Elections Office – see address below)
Mail in by Fri Oct 14 at noon
Sat Oct 15, 8am-8pm
Curbside Voting: pull your car up to the Roundhouse Mews side of the Roundhouse (enter from Drake St) and Elections Officials will help you with casting your vote.
Homebound Voting Application: New this year is the Homebound Voting Application. If you’re not able to leave your home, two Election Officials will visit your home and assist you with the voting process. Apply to the Homebound Voting Pilot Program
Resources & Articles
City of Vancouver elections page
Vancouver Elections Office
305 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1N6
Office hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except on statutory holidays
Contact: 604-829-2010 |
Vancouver Public Library elections resources page
Vancouver Is Awesome article about voting in the municipal elections
The Tyee article about the various parties in the Vancouver elections