Friday, August 9, 2019

Elections Canada reminds Canadians to make sure they have registered for the Fall Federal Vote

October 21st may seem like a fair way's down the road at the moment, but before you know it, the politicians will be at the door knocking for your vote and you'll be heading to the voting booth to mark your X for the next MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley.

To take part in that simple act of democracy however, you will have to make sure that you are registered to vote and Elections Canada is ready to help make sure you can do your part in our electoral process.

To determine if you are already registered you can either wait for the registration card to arrive in the mail or, you can check online here.

If not, or if you need further information on the Elections Canada registration process see their information page here.

To be eligible to vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, be at least 18 years old on election day and be able to prove your identity and address.

You can even make some spare cash as part of the election process, with a number of jobs available from Elections Canada as they prepare to administer the vote for 2019, learn more about those opportunities here.

And if you are one who likes to dig into the past history of the vote in the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding, Elections Canada has a resource page that should help answer many questions you might come up with.

More on the electoral process in Canada is also available here.

As for the campaign,  you can keep up with some of the latest developments as the candidates travel across Skeena-Bulkley Valley from our election archive page here.

A wider view of national themes as we head towards election day is also available daily from our political Blog D'Arcy McGee.

To return to the most recent blog posting of the day, click here.

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