Voting day is Saturday, October 24

British Columbians will be heading to the polls on the 24th to choose our next provincial government.

Days left to vote:


Why you should vote

  1. Every. Vote. Counts!! In the last BC election, some ridings were won by incredibly narrow margins. Like, really narrow – there were as little as nine votes between the winning candidate and their opponents! If nine people had decided to stay home and not vote, the election results could have been a lot different.
  2. The voices that vote are the voices that are heard. Voting tells politicians that if they want to be in power, they have to earn our vote. 18-24 year olds are a huge demographic, but if none of us vote, politicians don’t have any incentive to address our wants and needs. They won’t cater their platforms to students and youths if they know they won’t vote for them.
  3. Voting is easy and doesn’t take much time out of your day!

Pledge to vote

Pledging to vote helps show the world that young people are engaged and are willing to stand up for the things that matter to them. It helps spread the word to your peers about voting, and encourages them to vote too. Your pledge will be sent to each party leader and your local candidates, so they’ll see your commitment and which issues matter to you!

This election is going to be extremely close, and young people will make up the deciding vote. Join us and pledge to vote!

Party Platforms

Click the buttons below to explore each party’s platform.

Ways to Vote

  • Request a Vote-by-Mail Package

    To request a vote-by-mail package, you will need to provide your name, date of birth, address, and one of the following identification numbers:
    Your B.C. driver’s licence number, your B.C. Identification Card number, the last six digits of your Social Insurance Number, or the last six digits of your Personal Health Number.

    You will also be asked to provide an email address or telephone number where you can be reached.


  • In-Person Advance Voting

    Thursday, October 15 to Wednesday, October 21| 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)
    You don’t need a special reason to vote at advance voting – it’s an option for all voters.
    Note that some advance voting places may not be open on every advance voting day. Advance voting places and the dates they are open are being confirmed and will be posted on Elections BC's website when available.


  • In-Person on General Voting Day

    Saturday, October 24 | 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Pacific time)
    Voters have an assigned voting place on General Voting Day. You'll get a card in the mail telling you where to go. Normally it is faster to vote at your assigned voting place, but you can vote at another voting place if it is more convenient to you.
    Find your assigned voting place using this list, Elections BC's Where to Vote app, or your Where to Vote card (look for it in the mail before advance voting starts). Note that the voting places open on advance voting days and General Voting Day may be different.

  • In-Person at a District Electoral Office

    As soon as possible after the writs are issued until 4 p.m. (Pacific time) on Saturday, October 24
    You can vote or pick up a vote by mail package at any district electoral office in the province from as soon as offices open until 4 p.m. (Pacific time) on October 24. Offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. They will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during advance voting.
    Offices will be open as soon as possible. See the full list of district electoral offices (PDF). Please note the status column to see if the office is open yet. Office contact information will be added as soon as possible.

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