More than 4,600 voted during advanced polls in Victoria

More than 4,600 voted during advanced polls in Victoria
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A little more than 4,600 people in the City of Victoria voted during advanced polls.

According to the City of Victoria, a total of 4,613 voters or 6.4 per cent of registered voters made their mark during advance polls, which is down from 7 per cent in 2018.

Victoria had five advanced voting days, with three different voting locations. People were able to vote in the advanced polls at city hall on Oct. 5, Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. There was also advanced voting at Our Place on Oct. 7 and at UVic’s Student Union Building on Oct. 11.

General voting day is Saturday (Oct. 15) and Victoria has 13 voting locations around the city. All operating hours on general voting day are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters in Victoria will choose between eight mayoral and 37 councillor candidates to fill the seats on council.

For a full list of candidates running in Victoria, click here.

Voting locations

  • Central Baptist Church – 833 Pandora Avenue
  • Central Middle School – 1280 Fort Street
  • Cook Street Village Activity Centre – 380 Cook Street
  • George Jay Elementary School – 1118 Princess Avenue
  • Glenlyon Norfolk School – 781 Richmond Avenue
  • James Bay Community School – 140 Oswego Street
  • James Bay New Horizons Centre – 234 Menzies Street
  • Margaret Jenkins Elementary School – 1824 Fairfield Road
  • Oaklands Elementary School – 2827 Belmont Avenue
  • Quadra Elementary School – 3031 Quadra Street
  • Sir James Douglas Elementary School – 401 Moss Street
  • SJ Burnside Education Centre – 498 Cecelia Road
  • Victoria West Elementary School – 750 Front Street

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