5. Mail Ballot Voting
Mail ballot voting is available to all residents and non-resident property electors who are eligible to vote in the 2022 General Local Election.
Please note by requesting for and receiving a mail ballot you are committing yourself to voting by mail and cannot cast your vote in-person at a voting location (advance voting and on general voting day).
For your vote to count, the Chief Election Officer must receive your mail ballot no later than 8:00pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022. If you choose to vote by mail it is your responsibility to ensure your ballot is received by the stated date and time.
If you are returning your mail ballot by mail, ensure you allow enough time for Canada Post to deliver it before 8:00pm on October 15, 2022. Mail ballot packages received after the close of voting on general voting day (October 15) will not be counted. Postmarks will not be considered valid for the return of completed ballots.
Mail ballots can also be returned to City Hall in person before the voting deadline or deposited in the drop boxes outside City Hall's doors by
8:00pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022.
Requesting a Mail Ballot Package
To receive a mail ballot package, an eligible elector must first complete a form to Request to Vote by Mail Ballot. Eligible electors can submit a request between August 8 and October 13, 2022.
Requests must be received no later than 4:30pm, October 13, 2022 and mail ballot packages will not be issued after this time.
Request for a mail ballot package online
- Get a request form by phone:
- 3-1-1 (or 250-561-7600 if outside city limits)
- Pick up a request form in person:
- At City Hall - 1100 Patricia Boulevard (1st Floor Service Centre or 5th Floor Legislative Services Division)
- At the Prince George Public Library (Bob Harkins downtown branch or Nechako branch.
Mail Ballot Package Pick-up and Mailouts
Mail ballot packages are expected to be available by the week of September 19, 2022.
Please note mail ballot packages will not be sent by mail after October 5, 2022. If you request to vote by mail after October 5 make arrangements to pick up the mail ballot package at City Hall. Mail ballot packages must be picked up by 4:30pm, October 13, 2022.