TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - On Election Day, Thursday February 11, 2016, Elections Ontario will be piloting a new poll model in 42 voting locations in the Whitby-Oshawa provincial By-election.
Whitby-Oshawa electors may notice the new process in participating voting locations and see the following equipment:
- electronic Poll Book
- Vote Tabulators
This pilot allows Elections Ontario to test technologies, develop new processes and make recommendations for improvements to our electoral process.
Following the By-election, Elections Ontario will table a report to the Legislative Assembly evaluating the findings and making recommendations for the 2018 General Election.
Join Chief Electoral Officer, Greg Essensa for a discussion of the new poll process and Elections Ontario's commitment to building modern services for Ontarians that put the needs of electors first.
WHEN: February 9, 2016 (time TBD)
WHERE: 51 Rolark, Toronto ON, M1R3B1
Please RSVP with your name and media outlet to [email protected] by January 29, 2016. Teleconference option is available to those who RSVP by January 29, 2016.
SOURCE Elections Ontario
For further information: For media inquiries: Elections Ontario Media Relations, 416-212-6186 / 1-866-252-2152, [email protected]