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Key federal election dates – Infographic

Key federal election dates

Get ready to vote on October 19, 2015

Go to to get ready to vote:

  • Register
  • Find info on when, where and ways to vote
  • Check the list of accepted ID
  • Learn about our accessibility services

September 13

Elections Canada offices begin opening across the country.

voter information card

September 25

Voter information cards are mailed to every registered voter.

September 30

Visit to find the candidates in your riding.

Go to an Elections Canada office if you want to vote early.

October 2

If your voter information card hasn't come in the mail, you may not be registered.

Go to to check or call 1‑800‑463‑6868.

October 7

An election reminder brochure has been mailed to all households.

Keep it handy it has the full list of accepted ID.

October 9 to 12

Advance polling places are open for 4 days.

For hours and locations: check your voter information card or

October 13

6:00 p.m. is the deadline for applying to vote by mail or at an Elections Canada office.

October 19 – Election day!


  • Bring your ID.
  • If you haven't registered yet, you can do so at your polling place.

Contact Elections Canada for everything you need to know to be ready to vote. | 1‑800‑463‑6868 | TTY 1‑800‑361‑8935