Electors Can Register at the Polls

GATINEAU, QC, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Electors in Calgary Heritage (Alberta), Calgary Midnapore (Alberta), Markham–Thornhill (Ontario), Ottawa–Vanier (Ontario) and Saint-Laurent (Quebec) who are not registered can  still vote in the Monday, April 3 by-elections.   They can register at their polling place on election day.

  • To find their polling place, all electors need to do is enter their postal code online or call 1-800-463-6868.
  • Unregistered electors who wish to do so are invited to enter their information online, print a registration certificate and bring it with them for faster service at the polls.
  • To register and vote, electors must prove their identity and address. The list of accepted pieces of identification is available online.
  • Some pieces of identification used at provincial and municipal elections may not meet federal election requirements.
  • In order to vote in these by-elections, an elector's home address must be in an electoral district where a by-election is taking place, and must have been so since March 1st.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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SOURCE Elections Canada

For further information: Elections Canada Media Relations, 1-877-877-9515, elections.ca


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