Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

We’re less than two weeks away from the 2018 municipal election and eligible voters can visit the polls early when advance voting opens Wednesday.

On Oct. 10, municipalities throughout Greater Victoria offer constituents the opportunity to vote ahead of the general election.

In Victoria, voters can head to the polls at the following locations and times:

  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Victoria City Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Camosun College Interurban Campus, Huber Hall
  • Friday, October 12 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Our Place, 919 Pandora Ave
  • Monday, October 15 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Victoria City Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at University of Victoria, Student Union Building

In Saanich, early voting is available on Oct. 15 and 17:

  • Monday, October 15 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Monday, October 15 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Saanich Commonwealth Place
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Gordon Head Recreation Centre
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at University of Victoria (Michele Pujol Room)

READ MORE: What you need to now about voting in the Esquimalt municipal election

READ MORE: Oak Bay election candidates and voting information

In Oak Bay, Sidney, Langford, North Saanich, Central Saanich, Sooke, Colwood, Metchosin and Esquimalt, early voting is available over the course of two days:

  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Oak Bay Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Esquimalt Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Sidney Town Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at City of Colwood Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at North Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Sooke Community Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Langford City Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Metchosin Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Oak Bay Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Esquimalt Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Sidney Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at City of Colwood Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at North Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Sooke Community Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Langford Community Hall
  • Wednesday, October 17 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Metchosin Municipal Hall

In View Royal, early voting is available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers
  • Wednesday, October 16 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers

General voting day is Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check your location city hall for all voting locations.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Victoria police stop drunk driver who offered up burger instead of ID

Roadblock checks over the weekend found at least two other impaired drivers

Firefighters across the region swing into the giving season

Local firefighter says it’s about whole community

Salmon runs produces highs and lows on Vancouver Island this year

Chinook salmon did particularly well on the Island this year

Pedestrian scrambles, underground tunnels and other downtown Victoria quirks

The area around the former Eaton’s Centre had some unique ideas

Canadians spent $1.7 billion dollars online in December 2017

Online retail sales accounted for 3.4 per cent of total retail sales

Victoria axe thrower targets world championships

Former pitcher to compete at World Axe Throwing League Championships in Chicago

POLL: Are you giving to charities over the holiday season?

In the holiday rush, amidst the hustle and bustle to find that… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Dec. 4, 2018

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

In Canada, the term ‘nationalism’ doesn’t seem to have a bad rap. Here’s why

Data suggest that Canadians don’t see the concept of nationalism the way people do in the United States

Small quake recorded west of Vancouver Island

No injuries or tsunami warning after 5.4 rumble felt some 400 kilometres from Victoria

B.C. suspends Chinese portion of Asian forestry trade mission due to Huawei arrest

Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was detained at the request of U.S. in Vancouver

2-year investigations nets $900,000 in refunds for payday loan customers

Consumer Protection BC says selling practices were ‘aggressive and deceptive’

China: Canada’s detention of Huawei exec ‘vile in nature’

Huawei is the biggest global supplier of network gear for phone and internet company

Upset student causes safety plan to be enacted at Island Elementary School

Child’s behaviour results in students being held in classrooms until order restored

Most Read