Final results revealed for Greater Vernon arena referendum

Turnout was 16 per cent with 47,466 people eligible to vote in Vernon, Coldstream and Areas B and C.

More details have been provided in Greater Vernon’s successful arena referendum Saturday.

Of the 7,596 ballots cast, there were 4,265 yes votes or 56 per cent and 3,331 no votes or 44 per cent.

Turnout was 16 per cent with 47,466 people eligible to vote in Vernon, Coldstream and Areas B and C.

The breakdown for each polling station is:

BX Elementary – 460 yes, 352 no

Coldstream Elementary – 474 yes, 363 no

Ellison Elementary – 600 yes, 490 no

Silver Star Elementary – 439 yes, 318 no

Vernon Recreation Complex – 837 yes, 716 no

Advance poll (Coldstream) – 106 yes, 83 no

Advance poll (RDNO) – 341 yes, 277 no

Advance poll (Vernon) – 998 yes, 732 no

Residents were asked to borrow $13.2 million to twin Kal Tire Place.


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