Returning Office advance polls open this Saturday



    TORONTO, Sept. 21 /CNW/ - Qualified electors in the October 10 provincial
general election and referendum may vote at advance polls, starting this
Saturday, September 22.
    Returning Office advance polls will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
(including Sundays) until October 4 in each of the province's 107 electoral
districts.
    Qualified electors who did not receive a Notice of Registration card and
are not on the Voters List can have their name added at the advance poll and
cast their ballots while there. To have their name added to the List, electors
must provide documents that show proof of identity and proof of address.
    A change to electoral law requires electors to show documents that prove
their identity in order to receive their ballots. Electors who are on the
Voters List, but do not have proof of identity, can make a declaration.
    Advance poll locations may be obtained by visiting www.elections.on.ca or
calling 1-888-668-8683.
    To be eligible to vote, on October 10, 2007, a person must be:

    
    -  18 years of age or older, and
    -  a Canadian citizen, and
    -  a resident of an electoral district in Ontario.
    

    Persons who ceased to live in Ontario within the two years before polling
day may be entitled to vote under certain conditions and should contact
Elections Ontario for more information.

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

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For further information:

For further information: Elections Ontario Media Relations: (416)
212-6186, 1-866-252-2152, media@elections.on.ca


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