Election 2015: Special ballot voting available

NANAIMO – Voters can choose to mark their ballots immediately by going to an Elections Canada office.

If you know who you’re going to vote for, you can do so at any time.

Residents in Nanaimo-Ladysmith can vote by special ballot at any Elections Canada office.

Voters can also request a special ballot by mail before Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. All special ballots must be received by Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. local time.

Nanaimo’s Elections Canada office is located at 1111 Dufferin Cres., in the former Dufferin Elementary School.

Advance voting begins this weekend, from Friday through Monday (Oct. 9-12). For locations, please visit www.elections.ca and enter your postal code in ‘My Voter Information.’

General election day is Oct. 19.

For more information, please call 1-866-545-0624.