What Happens When I Go to Vote Video
What Happens When I Go to Vote? (in American Sign Language)
Narrator (voice over):
You're going to vote in a federal election or by-election? That's great!
Once you're registered, here's what happens when you go to vote at your polling place.
When you arrive, an election worker will greet you.
Show your voter information card, if you have it, and the election worker will make sure you are in the right place.
Then, the election worker will check that you have ID, and will show you to the right table.
The workers there will ask you for your ID. To vote, you need to prove who you are and where you live.
The list of ID is posted on the wall of the polling place. You can also get it in advance at elections.ca.
After they check your ID, the workers will cross your name off the voters list. One of the workers will initial, fold and hand you a ballot.
Take the ballot behind the voting screen.
Mark the circle next to the name of the candidate you wish to vote for.
Then, refold your ballot, to keep it secret.
Bring your ballot back to the table.
The worker will take your folded ballot, tear off the tab and give it back to you, so you can put it in the ballot box.
There, you've voted!
Remember: If you need assistance at any time during the voting process, please let an election worker know how they can help.
For more information on voting and accessibility services, visit elections.ca or call 1-800-463-6868.