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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Requesting a Mail Ballot For The Town of Creston 2022 Municipal Election

In accordance with Section 110 (1) of the Local Government Act, all qualified electors are permitted to vote by mail.

Mail Ballot packages may be requested by completing a Mail Ballot Application form and returning it to Town Hall. Mail ballot applications can be requested by downloading the application form here, by email (elections@creston.ca), by phone at (250) 428-2214, or in person at Town Hall 238-10 Ave. North, Creston. Town Hall is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please note that Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 19 in observance of the National Day of Mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Friday, September 30 in observance of the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, and Monday, October 11 in observance of Thanksgiving. 

Mail Ballot packages will be sent out on or around September 26, 2022 and may be delivered by:

  • Pick up at Town Hall, OR
  • Regular letter mail through Canada Post to residential address, OR
  • Regular letter mail through Canada Post to an alternate address that is provided when the Mail Ballot package is requested.

The deadline to request a Mail Ballot is 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 13, 2022. Please note that any Mail Ballot packages requested after October 6, 2022 will need to be picked up at Town Hall. 

Mail Ballots must be received by the Chief Election Officer at Town Hall by Friday, October 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm (preferred) or at Upper Rotacrest Hall (230-19th Avenue North) on General Voting Day, Saturday, October 15, 2022, no later than 8:00 pm. 

It is the obligation of the person applying to vote by Mail Ballot to ensure that the Mail Ballot is received by the Chief Election Officer or Deputy Election Officer within this time limit. 

Please note that requesting a Mail Ballot is the equivalent of voting in-person – only one ballot will be issued to an elector. If you have requested a Mail Ballot and do not return it as per the instructions above, you will not be permitted to obtain another ballot.

 For any questions, please contact:

  • Kirsten Dunbar, Chief Election Officer, 250-428-2214 (210)
  • Marsha Neufeld, Deputy Election Officer, 250-428-2214 (120)
  • Donna Cassel, Deputy Election Officer, 250-428-2214 (410)

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