Thousands cast early ballots in Abbotsford

Thousands cast early ballots in Abbotsford

More than 6,000 votes cast in advance polls

General Election Day is May 9 but thousands of Abbotsford voters have already cast a ballot.

More than 6,000 voters across the three Abbotsford ridings pencilled in their choice at advance voting stations last weekend.

The Abbotsford-Mission riding saw the most people head to the polls early, with 2,466 votes cast on Saturday and Sunday. Abbotsford West had 2,168 votes cast, while just 1,763 votes were cast in the riding of Abbotsford South.

Across the province, more than 230,000 people voted early, up significantly from advance polls in 2013.

Advance polls will also be open from Wednesday to Saturday. To find out where, visit elections.bc.ca or click here.

BC Election 2017