The writs have been issued for British Columbia’s 42nd Provincial General Election. Election Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020.
Elections BC is implementing a number of measures to help voters cast their ballot safely in person. Pandemic voting protocols have been developed in consultation with the Office of the Provincial Health Officer. Safe voting practices for voting places are available at elections.bc.ca/safevoting
You can use this system to
Elections BC is closely monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and taking all necessary steps to ensure the next provincial election remains safe and accessible for all voters.
During a pandemic, vote by mail is a good option for voters with underlying health conditions and for voters who do not wish to vote in person at a voting place.
You will need to provide your name, date of birth, address, and one of the following identification numbers:
You will need to supply one of the following:
- your B.C. driver’s licence number,
- your B.C. Identification Card number,
- the last six digits of your Social Insurance Number, or
- the last six digits of your Personal Health Number.
To request a vote-by-mail package, you will also be asked to provide an email address or telephone
number where you can be reached.
Service BC Customer Service Representatives:
Use this system to process voting package requests for 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform.
Before you begin, check the voter’s name and place of residence in accordance with the Identification Requirements in your job aid.
To request a vote-by-mail package, a voter will also be asked to provide an email address or telephone number Elections BC can reach them if there is any issue with their package request.
Elections BC is mailing voting packages to registered voters from October 22, 2018 to November 2, 2018. You can view the estimated delivery dates for voting packages in your area
New voters and voters who have not received a voting package have until 11:59 p.m. PST on November 23, 2018 to request a package.
To protect your privacy voter registration information will not be displayed. You
Remember to close the browser window when you are finished if you are using a public
To protect voter privacy, you will not be able to look up voter registration information.
Important: Contact Elections Canada to register or update your voter information for the federal election
A federal election is being held on September 20, 2021. You may register or update your voter information for the federal election on Elections Canada’s website here:
Click here to register with Elections Canada.
You may also call Elections Canada toll-free at 1-800-463-6868.
You cannot register or update your voter information for the federal election through Elections BC.
Making a false statement is a serious offence under the Election Act. Individuals
who provide misleading information are liable upon conviction to a fine of up to
$20,000 or imprisonment for a term of up to two years, or both.
There are significant penalties for voter fraud, including fines up to $20,000, imprisonment for up to two years, or both.
You can only request and vote with your own vote-by-mail package.