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Monday guides you through your election questions

Make sure you remember all you need on Nov. 19: two pieces of ID, and a firm belief in who you will vote for.

Make sure you remember all you need on Nov. 19: two pieces of ID, and a firm belief in who you will vote for.

Monday guides you through your election questions

Municipal elections can be difficult for even the heaviest of pols to navigate. There are dozens of candidates in dozens of municipalities, meaning you’re stuck figuring out not only who to vote for, but who is even running in your area. The result is a confusing mess of plastic signs and vague promises of a better future for… someone. We’ve got your back. If you live within the City of Victoria, VictoriaVotes.ca has the answers you’re looking for: candidate interviews, news, information on how to vote and a collection of election-related trivia. You never again have to enter a voting booth unprepared.

To vote you must be:– 18 years or older- A Canadian citizen- Living in B.C. for more than 6 months- Living in Victoria for at least 30 days- Not otherwise disqualified by law — this applies if you’re currently in prison or have committed past voter fraud

To vote bring:– Two pieces of ID- Something with your current address on it (like a Hydro or credit card bill) OR a friend with documentation who is willing to vouch for you

On Nov. 19, vote here:– Burnside Campus (3130 Jutland)- Central Baptist Church (833 Pandora)- Cook Street Activity Centre (380 Cook)- George Jay Elementary (1118 Princes)- James Bay Community (140 Oswego)- James Bay New Horizon Centre (234 Menzies)- Margaret Jenkins Elementary (1824 Fairfield)- Oaklands Elementary (2827 Belmont)- Quadra Elementary (3031 Quadra)- Sir James Douglas Elementary (401 Moss) – Sundance Elementary (1625 Bank)- Vic West Community Centre (521 Craigflower)

See VictoriaVotes.ca for more.

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