Want to vote early? Here’s what you need to know

Want to vote early? Here’s what you need to know

She said you could also show two pieces of ID, like a bank statement and a student ID card, or if you have no ID, you can declare you identity and address in writing and have someone who knows you and is voting at the same poll to verify your identity. The voucher must have proof of identity and address with them. A person can vouch for only one person (except in long-term care institutions).

Those looking to cast their ballot ahead of the actual election will likely have a good chance to do so this year as the advance polls will open on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and will even be open Thanksgiving Monday. On Nov. 4 the office will be open from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m.

Early voting is slated to begin October 26 and run through November 3.

You can also get involved by applying to work at the polls themselves.

How you choose to vote is up to you. "And, they can pre-register to vote in the election on that day".

In a few of the questions we received, there was some confusion about exactly who you vote for in this election. "Another point is that we will ensure complete transparency in advance voting", he said on October 9. Results will be called in by phone to the office, where they will be provided to media and reported by computer to Elections Canada's central office.

Those who plan to mail in their advance vote must apply for a special ballot by October 15 at 6 p.m. All you need to do is bring ID to vote.

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To properly vote, mark the circle beside the candidate you want to vote for.

He added that such special emphasis aims to prevent any dispute over advance voting.

There are also many candidates on the ballot throughout the county.

Board of Elections Director Mandy Amos said during early voting if a new bar code needs issued, voters will return to the office's front desk. If you live overseas, you can also ask any Canadian embassy, high commission or consulate for the list. If you write the party name down, it won't be counted. So, we have prepared for that, and ordered additional ballots. Then place the unmarked envelope into the envelope with your information on it, seal it, then sign and date the declaration on the outer envelope. And you can't control snail mail...

We heard from someone turning 18 the day before the election who was curious if there is any sort of waiting period to process registration.

Not sure if you are a registered voter?

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