Council Elections 2020: How and When to Vote

Posted on July 8, 2020

All professional registrants and limited licensees in good standing (P.Eng., P.Geo., Eng.L., and Geo.L) are eligible to vote in the upcoming Council election.

An email will be sent to registrants by Friday, September 4, 2020, with instructions on the electronic voting procedure. Online voting will be securely and anonymously conducted using systems contracted from Simply Voting Inc. To ensure you receive voting information and instructions, please verify your contact information by August 21, 2020, at egbc.ca/update-info.

Important Dates

Friday, August 21, 2020 To ensure you receive information and instructions about Council voting, please update your contact information at egbc.ca/update-info by August 21, 2020.
Friday, September 4, 2020 Election package and ballots will be available online to all members by this date. Only electronic voting will be available. Paper ballots will not be permitted.
Friday, October 2, 2020 All ballots must be submitted and received by 12:00 PM.

About Paper Ballots

The overwhelming majority of Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrants vote electronically. Council previously had determined that paper ballots would be discontinued in 2021. However, due to new circumstances related to COVID-19, paper ballots will be discontinued 1 year earlier than planned. Only electronic voting will be available for the 2020 election.

To learn more about the 2020 council election, or the council nomination process, visit egbc.ca/council-election.

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