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How Global News is covering the 2020 B.C. election

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B.C.'s Chief Electoral Officer discusses how voting will work in the upcoming provincial election. – Sep 23, 2020

British Columbians are heading to the polls for a fall election on Saturday, Oct. 24, and Global News will have everything you need to make an informed decision.

This will be an election unlike any other with the COVID-19 pandemic, where advance voting and mail-in ballots are expected to play a bigger role than ever before.

Debate

The 90-minute televised debate took place Oct. 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and was broadcast on TV, radio and online.

It featured the three party leaders: BC NDP John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau. The debate was moderated by Shachi Kurl, president of the non-profit Angus Reid Institute.

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Highlights from the B.C. Leaders’ Debate – Oct 14, 2020

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Election night

On election night, Global News will have robust coverage online, on social media and on the air — through both television and radio broadcasts.

Starting at 7 p.m., right after the News Hour, our anchors, reporters and panel of experts will break down the results as they come in and look at what it means for British Columbians.

Chris Gailus, Sophie Lui and Keith Baldrey will be anchoring the coverage from the Global BC studios.

Reporter Richard Zussman will be providing results from Victoria.

Neetu Garcha will be at the BC NDP headquarters, John Hua will be at the BC Liberal headquarters and Kylie Stanton will be at the BC Green Party headquarters.

Reporters Jordan Armstrong, Janet Brown and Sarah MacDonald will be around the Lower Mainland.

Get election results on TV

Global News will broadcast a province-wide Decision B.C. special that will have all the results and analysis on election night.

The special will start right after the News Hour and will run from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on all platforms.

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Get election results online

You can also watch our live coverage on the Global News website and on all of B.C.’s Global News and Corus Radio Facebook pages. The broadcast will also be available on our YouTube channel.

Once polls close, log on to our website for real-time results from all 87 ridings.

Get election results on the radio

You can listen to live coverage of the election on CKNW News Talk 980.

Find your riding

To get specific results about your riding, use our riding look-up tool.

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Each profile includes a list of the candidates, past election results, and a brief history of the constituency.

This post will be updated as debates, events and further coverage is confirmed.