Campaigning Restrictions on Advance Voting Day and General Voting Day
Posted On: Oct 03, 2022
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From Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C.:
An individual or organization must not transmit election advertising to the public on Advance Voting Day or General Voting Day except:
- election advertising on the internet as long as the advertising was transmitted to the public
before General/Advance Voting Day and was not changed before the close of voting. For example, if advertising must be purchased on a monthly basis and General/Advance Voting Day included in that purchase and cannot be removed, then the advertising will be permitted. It is not permitted to schedule advertising for General/Advance Voting Day, such as paid Facebook posts.
- advertising by means of signs, posters or banners.
- distributing pamphlets
- advertising on the internet that is for the sole purpose of encouraging voters to vote
|Permitted on Advance Voting Day/General Voting Day||Not permitted on Advance Voting Day/General Voting Day|
Election advertising is never permitted within 100 metres of a voting place while voting is being conducted.
If you have questions about campaigning restrictions on General Voting Day, please contact Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about the placement of signage can be directed to the Chief Election Officer at (250)836-5363 or email@example.com.