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Ways to Vote – Video

Ways to Vote (in American Sign Language)


NARRATOR (voice over):

A federal election is coming up …

It's on Monday, October 19.

Did you know there are 4 different ways to vote? Choose the one that's convenient for you.

  1. You can vote at your polling place on election day, Monday, October 19. Your polling place will be open for 12 hours.
  2. Or, if it's more convenient for you, you can vote on one of the four advance voting days. Advance polling places will be open from noon to 8 p.m., from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12.

    For the address and hours of your polling places, check your voter information card. Or go to and type your postal code into our voter information service.
  3. You can also vote in person at any Elections Canada office across Canada. After the election is called, offices are open 7 days a week. Check to find an office near you.

    Go there to vote any day until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
  4. You can also vote by mail.

After the election is called, apply online at Don't wait! To vote this way, your application must reach us by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13. If you can't apply online, call Elections Canada. We'll be happy to help.

When you apply, Elections Canada will send you a voting kit with a ballot and instructions. Mark your ballot and return it by the election day deadline.

Remember: Once you've applied to vote by mail, that's the only way you can vote.

For more information on voting and accessibility services, visit or call 1-800-463-6868

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