Mission, BC— The District of Mission has announced that the municipal by-election will take place on April 24, 2021.
Nomination Period Starts:
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.
Nomination Period Ends:
Friday, March 19, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.
Advanced Voting Days:
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Sunday, April 18, 2021
General Voting Day:
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Advanced voting will occur at the Mission Leisure Centre. All information and updates will be available at mission.ca/elections, shared on the District of Mission social media channels, and published in the Mission City Record.
Chief Election Officer Jennifer Russell advised, “We are currently working on robust safety protocols, modeled on the recent Provincial Election.” Russell noted, “We are also requesting that the Province allow mail-in ballots, and we will be adding an advanced voting opportunity and an additional location to ensure voters feel safe and comfortable throughout the process.”
The by-election has been called after previous Mayor Pam Alexis, became MLA for Abbotsford-Mission in 2020. In the absence of a Mayor, District Council has rotated as Acting Mayor each month.
The District of Mission is dedicated to delivering a safe and physically distanced by-election during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For further information go to mission.ca/elections, and for all campaign financing and advertising requirements go to elections.bc.ca
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