Election Info: Information on voting in the Nov. 15 municipal election

District of Mission: The municipal election will be held on Nov. 15, electing one mayor, six councillors and four school trustees.

The municipal election will be held on Nov. 15, electing one mayor, six councillors and four school trustees, including one representing rural areas.

There are five candidates running for mayor, 19 candidates for council and nine candidates for school trustee positions.

To find out if you are qualified to vote, and where to do so, visit the District of Mission’s website: http://www.mission.ca/municipal-hall/elections/

There will be two advance voting opportunities held Nov. 5 and 12 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the District of Mission municipal hall, at 8645 Stave Lake St.

Eight voting locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on voting day, Nov. 15.

The district is also offering special voting opportunities on Nov. 15 for limited times at eight more locations, including several seniors’ residences and Mission Memorial Hospital. Only residents, patients or employees at the respective sites can vote at the special locations.

All voting places are wheelchair accessible.

The district also offers curbside voting for those electors with physical disabilities who are unable to enter their voting place. Person unable to enter a voting place should have someone alert the Presiding Election Official (PEO) at the voting place on General Voting day. The PEO will arrange to have the necessary documents, forms and ballot (with secrecy sleeve) brought to the person’s vehicle.

The District of Mission is pleased to offer language translation services at most voting places. Election officials will be fluent in English and Punjabi, and will be available to assist electors who require language translation.

For more information on the election visit: http://www.mission.ca/municipal-hall/elections/

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