In Depth

Why Vote?

by Linda Cunningham


Saturday, October 20, 2018 is election day in British Columbia. On Saturna, there are advance polls on October 10 and 17, as well as the poll on election day, all at the Recreation Centre between 8 am and 8 pm. Saturna electors can also vote in advance polls at Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney and on election day at Richmond Secondary School.  For those who can’t make any of the polls, a mail-in ballot option is available (see www.crd.bc.ca)


The question is why should we, as Saturnites, bother to vote in...