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Request HST referendum voting package by July 22

Midnight on Friday is the deadline to request an HST Referendum Voting Package from Elections BC by calling 1-800-661-8683.

“The phones will be open until midnight on Friday,” said Acting Chief Electoral Officer Craig James, “for those who wish to participate in the HST Referendum.  If you are not registered, you can call, register and request a voting package.

If you are registered and haven’t received a voting package, call Elections BC to have one mailed to you.”

You can vote in the referendum if you are:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • 18 years of age or older on July 22, 2011
  • A resident of B.C. for at least six months immediately before July 22, 2011
  • Registered as a voter in British Columbia, and
  • Not disqualified by law from voting

Completed ballot packages must be received by Elections BC, a Service BC Centre, or an Elections BC Collection Centre before 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2011.

For more information, visit the Elections BC website at www.elections.bc.ca.

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