Thousands of Kamloops residents voted in advance

By James Peters
May 8, 2017 - 4:30pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 1:59am

KAMLOOPS — More than 614,000 British Columbians decided to skip the lineups and vote in advance of tomorrow's general election day.

Elections BC held six days of advance voting this year, and that resulted in 19.5 per cent of registered voters casting a ballot early.

In the Kamloops region, advance voting results were slightly below the provincial average.

17 per cent of Kamloops-North Thompson voters went to the polls early, while 16.9 per cent of voters in Kamloops-South Thompson did the same.

The most popular day for advance voting in both Kamloops ridings was Saturday, April 29, the first day it was offered.

Voters share election views as they head to the polls