Provincial Voting Areas to Voting Place Assignment TablesPublished by the BC Agency - Elections BC
Licensed under Elections BC Open Data License
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his table provides the assignment of voting areas (VAs) to a general voting...
|Latitude:||48.0° to 60.0°|
|Longitude:||-139.5° to -113.5°|
A tabular list of provincial voting areas and their assigned voting places. This data can be combined with Provincial Voting Places and Provincial Electoral District Voting Areas data to illustrate voting area assignments for an electoral event.
Please note that this data is updated on an ongoing basis leading up to electoral events and may not be indicative of the final voting area to voting place assignments. The data can be considered finalised for an event when the date in the STATUS_UPDAET field is equal to the EVENT_DATE field.
Electoral Geography Division, Elections BC. Converted from Oracle database tables to a Microsoft .csv file by Elections BC.
|Name||Kevin Pangman (custodian)|
|Name||Glen Beckwith (custodian)|
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|Who can view this dataset?||Public|
|Who can download this dataset?||Public|
|Record Last Modified||2018-01-22|
Object Name: WHSE_HUMAN_CULTURAL_ECONOMIC.EBC_VOTING_AREA_VOTING_PLACES
Short Name: EBCVAVP
Comments: EBC_VOTING_AREAS_VOTING_PLACES contains descriptions of the voting places used in BC Provincial Elections, including their assignment to voting areas. This is a non-spatial dataset.
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|VOTING_AREA_VOTING_PLACE_ID||VTNGPL_ID||NUMBER||10||VOTING_AREA_VOTING_PLACE_ID is a system generated unique identification number.|
|ED_NAME||ED_NAME||VARCHAR2||100||ED_NAME is the full electoral district name of the electoral district that this voting place is being used for, e.g., Victoria Swan Lake|
|ED_ABBREVIATION||ED_ABBR||VARCHAR2||3||ED_ABBREVIATION is the electoral district abbreviation of the electoral district that this voting place is being used for, e.g., VTS.|
|VA_CODE||VA_CODE||VARCHAR2||4||VA_CODE is the voting area code; uniquely identifies a voting area within a boundary set and electoral district. The value is 3-digit leading zero numeric with an optional single character suffix. E.g., 020, 020S.|
|EDVA_CODE||EDVA||VARCHAR2||7||EDVA_CODE Is a string concatenation of the ED_ABBREVIATION and VA_CODE, e.g., VTS020.|
|EVENT_NAME||EVENT_NM||VARCHAR2||100||EVENT_NAME is the name of the electoral event, e.g.,2017 General Election, 2017 VTB By-election.|
|EVENT_DATE_TEXT||EVENT_DT||VARCHAR2||15||EVENT_DATE_TEXT is the date on which the electoral event took place. This is formated as MM/DD/YYYY, e.g., 09/05/2017.|
|ADDRESS_STANDARD_ID||ADDRESS_ID||NUMBER||10||ADDRESS_STANDARD_ID is the Elections BC-supplied unique address ID associated with the voting place.|
|STREET_ADDRESS||STRT_ADDR||VARCHAR2||100||STREET_ADDRESS is a textual string which includes unit, building number, street name, street type, direction, e.g., "Unit 1, 234 Main Street W"|
|LOCALITY||LOCALITY||VARCHAR2||50||LOCALITY is the name of the municipality, community, Indian reservation, subdivision, regional district, aboriginal lands, or natural feature where the address is located in, e.g., Saanich|
|BUILDING_ID||BLDG_ID||NUMBER||10||BUILDING_ID is a unique identifier for the voting place building assigned by Elections BC.|
|BUILDING_NAME||BLDG_NAME||VARCHAR2||100||BUILDING_NAME is the name by which the voting place building is known, e.g., Doncaster School.|
|WHEN_UPDATED_TEXT||WHEN_UPDT||VARCHAR2||15||WHEN_UPDATED_TEXT is the date and time the record was last modified, formatted as MM/DD/YYYY, e.g.,02/01/2017.|