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Electors Must Prove Their Identity and Address When They Vote

OTTAWA, Wednesday, March 30, 2011

"Most voters will be able to meet the requirements by simply showing just one piece of identification, like a driver's licence, that has their name, photo and address. They will then be able to vote easily," says Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand.

Obtain further information about voter identification at the polls.

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Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

Information:
Elections Canada Media Relations
1-877-877-9515
or at www.elections.ca