Voters take advantage of advance voting in the Skeena riding

Voters take advantage of advance voting in the Skeena riding

Advance voting continues today and on May 5 and May 6

SKEENA riding voters are taking advantage of advanced voting opportunities, indicate statistics released by Elections BC

On the first two days of advanced polling, April 29 and April 30, 1,689 votes were cast.

That amounts to 8.4 per cent of the total registered voter tally of 20,002 as of April 11.

Across the province for those first two days, 7.2 per cent of voters cast their ballots.

Advance voting continued on May 3 and continues today, May 5 and May 6.

General voting day is May 9.

Registered voters can find advance voting places by referring to the ‘Where to Vote’ card sent in the mail.

Further information is available by calling Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683.

In the meantime, four columnists for The Terrace Standard give their perspectives on the election campaign.

You’ll find Malcolm Baxter, Andre Carrel, Al Lehmann and Steve Smyth on our website, www.terracestandard.com. Click on the three horizontal bars on the top left of our home page. Move down to ‘opinion’ and then click ‘columnists’.