Seven Days of Advance Polls Begin Saturday

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Seven days of advance polls begin Saturday, February 1 and will run until February 7, 2014 at locations across the Electoral Districts of Niagara Falls and Thornhill. The dates, times and locations of advance polls are listed online at www.wemakevotingeasy.ca through an interactive "Where Do I Vote" tool as well as in the local newspapers. For the most up-to-date listing in your area, please visit www.wemakevotingeasy.ca or call 1-888-ONT-VOTE (TTY: 1-888-292-2312).

Notice of Registration Cards were mailed out earlier this week. Voters are reminded to take their Card and identification with them when they go to vote. A full list of acceptable identification is listed on the Elections Ontario website.

Qualified voters who did not receive a Notice of Registration Card can still vote. Elections Ontario customer service representatives are standing by to help voters find out where to vote and what they need to vote. Customer service representatives can be reached at
1-888-ONT-VOTE or at info@elections.on.ca.

Voters can find a complete list of nominated candidates in their electoral district at wemakevotingeasy.ca through our "Find Your Candidate" quick link.

"Voting at an advance poll is a great option for people who are going to be out of town on election day," said Ontario's Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa. "I urge all people who are planning to vote to learn about their options on our website at www.wemakevotingeasy.ca."

Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.

SOURCE Elections Ontario

For further information:

Elections Ontario Media Relations
416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152
media@elections.on.ca
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