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Kelowna turnout strong on second advance voting day

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November 13, 2014 - 1:12 PM

KELOWNA - The results of the second day of advance voting in Kelowna are in and show a strong voter turnout according to a media release from the city.

By the time polls closed at 8 p.m. 2,353 votes were cast, with 1,681 at Parkinson Recreation Centre, 382 at City Hall and 290 at the UBC Okanagan campus. With 1,540 cast Nov. 5, the total so far is 3,893.

Two more advance votings days are left; today at City Hall and Okanagan College; Friday at City Hall and Parkinson Recreation Centre. They'll be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the station at City Hall features a voter assist terminal to help voters with difficulty marking a ballot get the job done privately and independently.

On election day, Nov. 15, there'll be 13 locations open to voters including Orchard Park Shopping Centre from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. All other Election Day voting locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters need to bring two pieces of ID, at least one with a signature, to the polling station to prove residency and identity.

For a complete list of polling station addresses, visit kelowna.ca/election or check out the mobile election “app” on your smartphone.

For links to press releases on advance polls from previous elections, please see Kelowna.ca “News Releases” and click on “More News” and then “History News” at the bottom of the page.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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