Penticton byelection sees 2,500 advance votes cast

2,500 advance votes cast

Interest in the Penticton city council byelection remains high, with 962 votes cast on the final of three advance voting days for a total of 2,521.

General voting day is Saturday, June 19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the final chance citizens have to vote for one of 10 candidates running to fill an empty seat on council.

Voting will take place at both the Seniors' Drop-In Centre and the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

The city notes that the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre is a smaller venue and there may be line ups. They will make every attempt to get everyone voting as quickly as possible while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocols.

For detailed profiles on each of the 10 candidates, click here.

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