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Eight candidates declared in 2017 by-election to fill vacant seat on Port Moody City Council
Posted Date: August 25, 2017
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The Chief Election Officer has officially declared the candidates for Port Moody’s 2017 by-election to fill one vacant seat on City Council. The eight candidates for the office of councillor are Richard Biedka, Cathy Cena, Jeanette Jackson, Sager Jan, Shane Kennedy, Gerry Kent, Hunter Madsen, and Karen Rockwell.

Please visit the City’s website to view the list of candidates, as well as background information, nomination documents, and financial disclosure statements.

General voting day is September 30, 2017. Three polling stations will be open from 8am to 8pm: Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Road), Heritage Mountain Community Centre (200 Panorama Place), and Glenayre Community Centre (492 Glencoe Drive).

Advance voting opportunities will take place September 20 and 23, 2017, at the Port Moody Recreation Complex. Residents can also vote via mail-in ballot. The dates and instructions for the mail-in ballot period will be announced in September 2017. For more information on how to vote, please visit portmoody.ca/election.

To be eligible to vote, a person must be:
• 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
• a Canadian citizen;
• a resident of B.C. for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and
• a resident of the City of Port Moody for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration.

If residents are not on the provincial voters’ list, they may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at each polling station. They must show two (2) pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove residency and identity.