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2014 Local Government Election

Public notice is given to the electors of the Village of Fraser Lake that

nominations for the offices of:

 

Councillor: Four (4) Positions

Mayor :       One (1) Position

 

Will be received at the Village of Fraser Lake, 210 Carrier Crescent, Fraser Lake from 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 to 4:00 PM on Friday, October 10, 2014.  Nomination documents are available during regular working hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm excluding Statutory Holidays and weekends.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

*Canadian citizen

*18 years of age or older

*Resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed

*A person or the commander of an armed forces unit who has been granted freedom of the municipality, if that person is a Canadian citizen

*not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office

 

For further information please call the Chief Election Officer, Clinton Mauthe, or the Deputy Chief Election Officer, Elizabeth Litke, at the Village Office 250-699-6257.

 

Clinton Mauthe, Chief Election Officer

 



 

Do You Qualify to Vote?

You may vote as a resident elector if you:

  • are a Canadian Citizen
  • are 18 years of age or more on general voting day
  • have lived in BC for at least 6 months before you register to vote
  • have lived in the Village of Fraser Lake for 30 days or more before you register to vote
  • are not disqualified from voting by any statute or law

You may vote as a non-resident property elector if you:

  • are not a resident of Fraser Lake
  • are a Canadian Citizen
  • are 18 years of age or more on general voting day (November 15)
  • have lived in BC for at least 6 months before you register to vote
  • are the registered owner of real property in Fraser Lake for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registering
  • are not disqualified from voting by any statute or law

If more than one person owns the property, only one owner may register and that person must have the written consent of a majority of the other owners. Note the property must be in the name(s) of individuals and not in the name of a company.

If you qualify, it is strongly recommended that you register in advance of general voting at the Fraser Lake Village Office during regular office hours. You may also register on election day at any one of the Polling Stations. Click on the name of the document for an application to register as a non-resident property elector or for a non-resident property elector consent form.

How to Register on Voting Day

If you are not on the Voters’ List, but are qualified to vote as a Resident Elector at advance voting or on voting day, you may register at any designated voting place.

You must bring at least 2 documents that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence. At least one of the documents must contain your signature.
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You must provide two documents producing evidence of your identity, at least one of which must contain your signature You must also be prepared to sign a solemn declaration as to your place of residence. If you do not comply with these requirements, you will not be registered to vote.

The following documents only will be accepted for identification:

  • a British Columbia Driver’s License
  • an Owner’s Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle License issued by the Insurance Corporation of B.C.
  • a British Columbia CareCard or British Columbia Gold CareCard
  • a British Columbia Identification Card
  • a Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security Request for Continued Assistance form SDES8
  • a Social Insurance Card issued by Human Resources Development Canada
  • a Citizenship Card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • a real property tax notice issued under section 269 of the Local Government Act or section 21 of the Taxation (Rural Area) Act
  • a credit card or debit card issued by a savings institution as defined in Section 29 of the Interpretation Act, or
  • a utility bill issued for the supply of electricity, natural gas, water, telephone services or coaxial cable service by · a public utility as defined in section 1 of the Utilities Commission Act · a gas utility as defined in section 1 of the Gas Utility Act · a water utility as defined in section 1 of the Water Act · the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, or · a corporation licensed by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission for the purposes of that supply.
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Village of Fraser Lake


Municipal Office Hours & Location
Weekdays 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Closed Statutory Holidays)

PO Box 430, 210 Carrier Cres.
Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0
Phone: 250-699-6257
Fax: 250-699-6469
Email Village Office

 

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