The City of Vernon has launched a social media campaign to urge residents to vote Nov. 15.

The City of Vernon has launched a social media campaign to urge residents to vote Nov. 15.

Vernon motivates voters with social media campaign

City prepares for Nov. 15 election with Twitter and Facebook activities

The City of Vernon is asking voters to use social media to help share the importance of participating in the Nov. 15 civic election.

Residents can use the #ivotedvernon hashtag on Twitter.

“Using Facebook and Twitter, voters can post selfies wearing an I Voted sticker that will be handed out at all voting locations, including advance and regular polls,” said Tanya Laing Gahr, the city’s communications co-ordinator.

“The city will also retweet any #ivotedvernon posts to its followers.”

For up-to-date election results after the polls close Nov. 15, follow the City of Vernon at @CityofVernon on Twitter and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofVernon.

For more election information, visit www.vernon.ca/election2014/index.html.