(Langley Township website)

(Langley Township website)

Langley polling stations open at 8 a.m. today

Voting for City, Township, school board continues until 8 p.m.

UPDATE: Polls are now closed across B.C.

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Langley voters can begin casting their ballot for mayor, council and school board in both the City and the Township, beginning at 8 a.m. today.

Polls will close at 8 p.m. and the results will be announced on the Langley Times website and Facebook page as soon as they become available.

In all 57 people are running for office in the two Langleys.

In the City, voters will choose among three candidates for mayor, while 16 people will vie for six council seats. Another five people will compete for the City’s two seats on the Langley board of education.

The Township mayoral race is also comprised of three candidates, while 23 people are hoping to be elected to one the muncipality’s eight council seats. Seven trustee candidates are running for five Township seats on the board of education.

Voting options are easiest in the City. Langley City’s single polling station is located at Nicomekl Elementary, 200 Street and 53 Avenue.

Township residents have more options and can go to whichever polling station is most convenient for them.

Langley Township’s polling locations:

• Coghlan Community Hall, 6795 256 St.

• Riverside Room, 9277 Glover Rd.

• Fort Langley Elementary School, 8877 Bartlett St.

• James Kennedy Elementary School, 9060 212 St.

• Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr.

• Dorothy Peacock Elementary School, 20292 91A Ave.

• Alex Hope Elementary School, 21150 85 Ave.

• Lynn Fripps Elementary School, 21020 83 Ave.

• Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd.

• R.C. Garnett Demonstration Elementary School, 7096 201 St.

• George Preston Recreation Centre, 20699 42 Ave.

• W.C. Blair Recreation Centre, 22200 Fraser Hwy.

• James Hill Elementary School, 22144 Old Yale Rd.

• Glenwood Elementary School, 20785 24 Ave.

• Wix-Brown Elementary School, 23851 24 Ave.

• D.W. Poppy Secondary School, 23752 52 Ave.

• Parkside Centennial Elementary School, 3300 270 St.

• Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre, 27032 Fraser Hwy.

• Aldergrove Community Secondary School, 26850 29 Ave.

• Willowbrook Recreation Centre, 20338 65 Ave.

• TOWNSHIP POLLING STATION WAIT TIMES (available when the polls are open Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results starting at 8 p.m.

CAN YOU VOTE?

Many residents will have received a voter card that specifies a polling station.

People who did not receive voter cards can still sign up to vote as long as the present certain identification. As a resident voter who is at least 18, voters need to provide two pieces of ID.

To be registered as a voter, you must be a Canadian citizen who is 18 years or older on general voting day.

You must have been a resident of B.C. for at least six months immediately before the day of registration and a resident of the community in which you are voting for at least 30 days before the day of registration.

To be eligible to vote, residents must not be disqualified by any enactment or by law.

Examples of acceptable valid identification documents to bring to the poll

British Columbia driver’s licence

British Columbia identification card

ICBC vehicle registration

British Columbia CareCard or Gold CareCard

Ministry of Social Development Income Assistance monthly report

Social Insurance card issued by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Citizenship card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Real Property Tax Statement

Credit or debit card issued by a savings institution

Utility bill for electricity, natural gas, water, telephone service or cable service

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