Vote by Mail

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Request a Vote by Mail Package

Village of Lytton voters can request a mail ballot package to vote in the General Election.

Before you begin

You will be required to upload identification when applying online for a mail ballot. Please have that information saved on your device before you begin filling out the online form. To upload a piece of identification, please scan the document or take a photo with your device. See list of acceptable ID below.

  • two pieces of ID to register and request a mail ballot

Non-Resident Property Electors

If you own property within the Village but live elsewhere, please complete the address section of the online form as follows:

Address:  The address of the property you own in the Village of Lytton
Mailing Address:  Your residential address
Mail Ballot Package:  Where you would like your mail ballot package sent

Vote by Mail

What you need to know

  • Your package will include helpful instructions on how to complete and return your mail ballot. Postage is included for mail ballot packages mailed within Canada
  • Completed mail ballots should be placed in the mail by Friday, October 7.
  • Mail Ballots must be received by the Village of Lytton before 8 pm on Saturday, October 15 to be counted.
  • NOTE: If you request a mail ballot, you will not be able to vote in person at an Advance Voting opportunity or on General Voting Day.

What types of Identification must be produced in order to vote?

In all cases, voters must produce at least two (2) documents that provide evidence of identity and place of residence, at least one (1) of which must contain your signature. The classes of documents that may be accepted as evidence for the purposes of Section 57 or 57.1 of the Local Government Act are:

  • a BC Driver’s Licence;
  • a BC Identification Card;
    • a photo BC services card;
    • a non-photo BC Services Card;
  • an Owner’s Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Licence issued by ICBC;
  • a BC CareCard or BC Gold CareCard;
  • a Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security Request for Continued Assistance Form SDES8, (now “Monthly Form EA181);
  • a Social Insurance Number card;
  • a Citizenship Card;
  • a real property tax notice;
  • a credit card or debit card issued by a savings institution; or
  • a utility bill issued for the supply of electricity, natural gas, water, telephone services or coaxial cable services.

The above listed identification documents must be accepted by election officials. Sections 72(3) and 73(3) of the Local Government Act allow other documents to be accepted at the discretion of the election official.

Protection of Personal Privacy: The identification you provide is stored electronically in the Village of Lytton’s election management system and is required to improve the integrity of the voting process. All identification which is uploaded is only accessible to election staff to confirm the identity of the elector making the request. All information is physically stored in Canada and all uploaded identification will be deleted shortly after the conclusion of this election event.

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