Where to vote on election day - and who's running

General voting day for the civic elections is set for Saturday and schools and community halls in and around the city will be the places to cast ballots.

All polls, both in the city and Fraser-Fort George Regional District, will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Those living within Prince George can vote in the races for city council at the following locations: Blackburn Elementary School, DP Todd Secondary School, Edgewood Elementary School, École Lac des Bois, John McInnis Centre, Kelly Road Secondary School, Malaspina Elementary School, Ron Brent Elementary School and Vanway Elementary School.

Running for the mayor's seat on city council are Lyn Hall and Willy Ens and running for one of eight spots as a councillor are Frank Everitt, Viv Fox, Garth Frizzell, Dave Fuller, Murry Krause, Terri McConnachie, Cori Ramsay, Kyle Sampson, Susan Scott, Paul Serup, Brian Skakun, Cameron Stolz, and Chris Wood.

SCHOOL BOARD

Running for one of five seats on school board representing Area One - Prince George are Betty Bekkering, Tim Bennett, Trent Derrick, Sarah Holland, Trudy Klassen, Allan Kranz, Ron Polillo, Stephanie Mikalishen-Deol, Corey Walker, Sharel Warrington, and Bruce Wiebe.

Within city limits, the same polling stations opened for the city council race will accept votes for the Area One election.

Area One also covers Electoral Areas A,C, D, F and the southeast portion of G (south of McLeod Lake and Carp Lake Provincial Park) in the Fraser-Fort George Regional District. Those in the FFGRD can vote in that election at the FFGRD office, Nukko Lake Elementary School, Beaverly Elementary School, Miworth Community Hall, West Lake Community Hall, Blackburn Elementary School, Hixon Elementary School, Shell-Glen Fire Hall, Sinclair Mills Community Hall, Ferndale Community Hall, Willow River Fire Hall, Bear Lake Community Commission office, Summit Lake Community Hall, Kelly Road Secondary School, Vanway Elementary School.

Harold Edwards of Dunster and Bob Thompson of McBride are vying to represent Area Three - Robson Valley.

Voters who live within the municipal limits of either McBride or Valemount can vote in that election at their respective village offices. Those in the FFGRD can vote at Dunster Community Hall, Valemount Community Hall and Robson Valley Community Centre (McBride).

Shuirose Valimohamed is in by acclamation for Area Two - Mackenzie.

REGIONAL DISTRICT

In the FFGRD, Lara Beckett and Colin Clyne are the candidates in Electoral Area C (Chilako River-Nechako), Kevin Dunphy and Joe Rositano are running in Electoral Area F (Willow River-Upper Fraser), James Clefstad and Pat Crook are the choices in Electoral Area G (Crooked River-Parsnip) and Dannielle Alan and Ben Hunter are on the ballot in Electoral Area H (Robson Valley-Canoe).

In by acclamation are Warren Wilson for Electoral Area A (Salmon River-Lakes), Bill Empy for Electoral Area D (Tabor Lake-Stone Creek), and Art Kaehn for Electoral Area E (Woodpecker-Hixon) and for Bear Lake Community Commission, Sandra Child, Herbert Franklin, Charlie MacDougall and Sandra McClure.

For Electoral Area C, votes can be cast at Miworth Community Hall, Beaverly Elementary Schooland West Lake Community Hall.

For Electoral Area F, it's Bear Lake Local Community Commission Office, McLeod Lake Community Hall, Summit Lake Community Hall, and District of Mackenzie Office.

For Electoral Area G, it's Ferndale Community Hall, Shell-Glen Fire Hall, Sinclair Mills Community Hall, and Willow River Fire Hall.

For Electoral Area H, it's Dunster Community Hall, Robson Valley Community Centre, and Valemount Community Hall.

Votes for all electoral area elections will also be accepted at the FFGRD office.

VOTING ELIGIBILITY

To vote you must be at least 18 years old and Canadian citizen and have lived in the jurisdiction for at least 30 days. There is no need to pre-register but you must bring two pieces of identification - at least one with a signature - showing both residency and identity. Picture identification is not necessary.

All polls, both in the city and FFGRD, will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Up-to-date results will be posted at pgcitizen.ca.

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