TORONTO, March 3 /CNW/ - Eligible electors in the Electoral District of Ottawa West - Nepean who are not on the Voters List can still vote in the March 4 by-election.
"Even if you have not received a Notice of Registration card, you can still add your name to the Voters List," said Greg Essensa, Chief Electoral Officer for Ontario. "You can register and vote at your local polling place by providing documents that show proof of identity and proof of residence."
To receive their ballots, electors will be asked to state their name and place of residence and provide proof of identity to the poll officials. Electors who are on the Voters List, but do not have proof of identity, can make a statutory declaration.
Electors can find out where they vote at www.elections.on.ca or by calling the local returning office at 1-866-532-3157.
To be eligible to vote, on Election Day a person must be:
- at least 18 years of age or older, and
- a Canadian citizen, and
- a resident of the Electoral District of Ottawa West - Nepean
Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.
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