Voter turnout in the 2019 Vancouver by-election:
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Your vote will make a difference.
Make your voice heard when voting takes place October 30 to November 13, 2020.
What does a Bencher Do?
Benchers govern and administer the Law Society of British Columbia which regulates the practice of law in the province. They govern lawyers and paralegals and regulate the profession.
Their duties include:
• Sitting on disciplinary and credentials panels.
• Serving on committees and overseeing the implementation of policies and programs that affect the legal community.
• Interpreting the Rules and the Code of Professional Conduct, making amendments where necessary.
Benchers set the ethical standards for all lawyers.
Voting ends November 13, 2020
Voting in the Bencher election takes place between Friday, October 30 until 5:00pm on Friday, November 13, 2020. Votes will be counted on Monday, November 16, 2020. See the Law Society of BC website for more information.