How, where to vote

Cloverdale residents have several local options when it comes to voting locations for Saturday's municipal election.

According to the City of Surrey’s website, voter ID cards were sent to households in Surrey in late October.

The packages contain cards, unique ID codes and voting information. You’re asked to bring these cards to any voting location on Nov. 19.

If you did not receive a voters card, you’re asked to bring other identification (see below) with you to the polling place.

Cloverdale residents have several local options when it comes to voting locations.

They include Clayton Heights Secondary at 7003 188 St., Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 6188 176 St., Coast Meridian Elementary at 8222 168A St., East Kensington Elementary at 2795 184 St., Fleetwood Community Centre 15996 84 Ave., Port Kells Community Hall at 18918 88 Ave., Surrey Centre Elementary at 16670 Old McLellan Rd.

Voting locations can be found at the City of Surrey’s election webpage at www.surrey.ca/election/9634.aspx.

Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit www.CloverdaleReporter.com for results as they come in after the polls close Saturday.

Am I registered to vote?

If you are on the provincial voters list from Elections BC, you are already registered to vote in Surrey municipal elections.

If you are not on the voters list, but are qualified to vote, you may register at the advance poll or on general voting day.

To register when you vote, you must bring at least two documents that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence (one must also contain your signature), or bring at least two documents providing evidence of your identity, at least one of which contains your signature, and make a solemn declaration as to your place of residence.

Accepted identification includes photo ID with signature: Canadian passport, BC Drivers Licence, BC ID card, Canadian citizenship card, post secondary student card. If you provide a BC Drivers licence or BC ID card, one of the following will complete your registration: birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian Citizenship Card, Social Insurance Card, BC Care Card or BC Gold Care Card, debit or credit card.

If you are providing a Canadian Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card or student card, you can complete your registration with the following: BC Drivers Licence, BC ID card, certificate of vehicle insurance, property tax notice, utility bill (BC Hydro, Bell, Shaw, Telus, etc.)

Elections BC says you are eligible to vote if you are 18 years of age or older on general voting day, you are a Canadian citizen, you have lived in British Columbia for at least six months before you register to vote.

You have lived in the municipality, regional district, school district or Islands Trust area where you intend to vote for at least 30 days before you register to vote, and you are not disqualified by the Local Government Act, any other act or the courts from voting in a general local election.

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