Election Day Reminders for Electors in Calgary Heritage, Calgary Midnapore, Markham-Thornhill, Ottawa-Vanier and Saint-Laurent - Federal By-elections Are Today
Apr 03, 2017, 14:02 ET
GATINEAU, QC, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ -
- Electors in Calgary Heritage (Alberta), Calgary Midnapore (Alberta), Markham–Thornhill (Ontario), Ottawa–Vanier (Ontario) and Saint-Laurent (Quebec) are heading to the polls today.
- Electors must vote at their assigned polling place. To learn 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):
- Calgary Heritage: 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Calgary Midnapore: 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Markham–Thornhill: 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
- Ottawa–Vanier: 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
- Saint-Laurent: 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
- To vote, electors must be registered. Those who are not registered may register 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 ID 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-elections will be published at elections.ca as soon as they become available.
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SOURCE Elections Canada
For further information: Elections Canada Media Relations, 1-877-877-9515, elections.ca
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