Federal by-elections are today
GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW/ -
- Electors in Burnaby South (British Columbia), Outremont (Quebec) and York–Simcoe (Ontario) are heading to the polls today.
- Electors must vote at their assigned polling place. To find out where to vote, electors can visit elections.ca or call 1-800-463‑6868. They can also check their voter information card.
- Voting hours (local time):
- Burnaby South: 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
- Outremont: 9:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
- York–Simcoe: 9:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
- To vote, electors must be registered. Those who are not registered may do so at their polling place just before they vote. For faster service, unregistered electors can fill out a registration certificate at elections.ca, print it and bring it to their polling place.
- Electors must prove their identity and address. They can visit elections.ca to see the list of identification documents accepted at the polls or call 1-800-463-6868 for more information.
- Some pieces of identification used at provincial and municipal elections may not meet federal election requirements.
- Preliminary results from the by-election will be published on elections.ca as soon as they become available.
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SOURCE Elections Canada
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