Last day of advance voting is tomorrow, October 17
Over 29,000 ballots cast so far
The last day for advance voting in the Vancouver city election is tomorrow, Wednesday October 17.
Over the first six days of advance voting, over 29,000 votes have been cast, which is higher than the 23,811 votes cast in the first six days of advance voting in 2014.
As well, over 900 ballots were cast in the first ever Kids Vote program, held this past weekend. Results from the Kids Vote will be announced on October 20 after 8pm.
Advance voting place locations
Vote at any of the following locations during advance voting:
- Britannia Community Services Centre, 1661 Napier St
- Hastings Community Centre, 3096 E Hastings St
- Kerrisdale Community Centre, 5851 West Boulevard
- Killarney Community Centre, 6260 Killarney St
- Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre, 2690 Larch St
- Marpole - Oakridge Community Centre, 990 W 59th Ave
- Renfrew Park Community Centre, 2929 E 22nd Ave
- Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
- Sunset Community Centre, 6810 Main St
- Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Dr
- West End Community Centre, 870 Denman St
- Vancouver City Hall, 453 W 12th Ave
View our voting place map
Election day is October 20, when over 100 voting places will be open from 8am to 8pm.
Most voting places are wheelchair accessible. Support is also available if you need help marking your ballot or have difficulty speaking, reading, or understanding English.
If you received a voter information card, bring it to the voting place to speed up voting.
Plan your vote to save time
With a long list of candidates in random order this year, we recommend plan your vote in advance to save time in the voting booth.
Build a plan that shows your chosen candidates in the order you'll find them on your ballot using either the:
- Plan Your Vote website, or
- Worksheet (118 KB), also in the printed voters' guide available at all community centres and libraries
More voting access
Voting opportunities are still available until October 19 at 90 special facilities, including hospitals, large care facilities, shelters, social service drop-in centres, and smaller care facilities.
More than 30 opportunties are located in the Downtown Eastside and Strathcona.
Accessible ballot marking machine available
If you need assistance marking your ballot, you can use the machine, which features:
- Sip-and-puff-, paddle-, or other accessibility devices
- Audio instructions and braille markings on paddles and buttons
- Large print or high colour contrast
- Audio and written ballot marking instructions in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Punjabi
Promote the vote
Selfie stations are also available at each voting location.
We encourage you to snap pictures with your I Voted sticker and use the hashtag #VancouverVotes to raise awareness of voting!
Two buildings lighting up in salmon
To promote the city election period, two buildings are lighting up in salmon (hot pink) until October 20.
Salmon is the main colour in the City of Vancouver Election Office’s nonpartisan colour palette.
Buildings that will light up during this time include:
- Vancouver City Hall
- False Creek Energy Centre