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Ride the bus for free on civic election day

November 13, 2014 - 1:12 PM

KELOWNA - To make it easier for folks to get to voting stations, Kelowna Regional Transit will offer free rides all day Sat. Nov. 15.

The idea is to give everyone in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland and Lake Country an opportunity to vote in the local general election.

“The free transit on election day gives citizens another option to get out and vote to support the democratic process. It gives them a convenient way of getting to and from the polls,” Regional Programs Manager Jerry Dombowsky says in a media release.

"If someone doesn't have a way to the polls, we want to be sure to give them the opportunity to vote," Dombowsky says.

For election information and updates visit www.kelowna.ca/election or follow us on twitter at @cityofkelowna or on Facebook.

For transit times, go to www.Busonline.ca.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Shelley Jordan at sjordan@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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