Town of Comox 2018 Election Information

Voting Day – Saturday, October 20, 2018


General Voting day is on Saturday, October 20, 2018 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm)

Electors may choose to cast their ballot at: • Comox Community Centre (Gymnasium), 1855 Noel Avenue


Advance Voting Opportunities

There are four advance voting opportunities on the following dates: • Wednesday, Oct.10th at the Community Centre (Multi-Purpose Hall), 1855 Noel Avenue, Comox 8am to 8pm • Saturday, Oct. 13th at Council Chambers, 1801B Beaufort Avenue, Comox 10am to 2pm • Monday, Oct. 15th at Council Chambers, 1801B Beaufort Avenue, Comox 10am to 2pm • Wednesday, Oct. 17th at the Community Centre (Multi-Purpose Hall), 1855 Noel Avenue, Comox 8am to 8pm What to Bring: If you are already on the Provincial Voter’s List, you do not need to bring anything. If you are not on the Voter’s List, or aren’t sure, you need to bring two pieces of ID (at least one with a signature) that show your identity and place of residence.


Mail Ballot Voting  Resident and Non-Resident Property Electors who are unable to make it to a voting opportunity or who expect to be out of Town during all of the voting opportunities may apply for a Mail Ballot Voting Package. The Mail Ballot Voting Package contains all of the information and materials (except postage) that you need in order to submit your ballot in person, by mail or by courier. In order to be eligible to vote by mail, electors must:

  • be registered to vote with the Town of Comox; and
  • either, have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects your ability to vote at another voting opportunity; or expect to be absent from Comox on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities.

Persons applying to vote by mail should confirm their eligibility with Comox Town Hall at 250 339-2202. 


Eligibility to Vote

A resident elector must: • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day; • be a Canadian citizen; •  have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before registering to vote; • have been a resident of the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for at least 30 days before registering to vote; and, • not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in a local election, or be otherwise disqualified by law. A non-resident property elector must: • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day; • be a Canadian citizen; • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months before registering to vote; • have owned property in the jurisdiction in which they intend to vote for at least 30 days before registering to vote; and, • not be disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in a local election, or be otherwise disqualified by law.


Advance Voter Registration

The Town of Comox uses the Provincial Voters List as the list of Resident Electors. If you are registered as an elector, you should be on this list. To confirm that you are on the Provincial Voters List in the Town of Comox, please contact Elections BC by phone at 1.800.661.8683. If you are not on the voter’s list, you may register online through Elections BC. If you were not on the Provincial Voters List before it was provided to the City, your name will not be on the City’s voters list. Dates for Advance elector registrations will be put up on our website once we confirm the dates and times.

Vote October 20th

Comox Community Centre
1855 Noel Avenue.
8am to 8pm