Early bird voters cast ballots at advance poll

376 mark ballot yesterday at first poll of civic election

More than 370 Sooke voters cast ballots in the advance poll for this year’s civic election Wednesday at the Sooke Community Hall.

Chief election officer Carolyn Mushata said 376 people voted.

“Voters came in steadily throughout the day,” she said, adding the period between 7 and 8 p.m. was relatively quiet.

Ballots cast at the advance polls will be open on election day.

The advance poll will again be open Oct. 17. The polling station is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Sooke Community Hall.

Election Day is Oct. 20. The polling station is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Edward Milne community school.

For more information, please go online to www.sooke.ca/city-hall/local-government/elections/.


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