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Advance Voting in Federal By-elections Begins Friday

News Release

Gatineau, Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • Advance voting for the federal by-elections in Burnaby South (British Columbia), Outremont (Quebec) and York–Simcoe (Ontario) begins on Friday, February 15, and continues on Saturday, February 16; Sunday, February 17; and Monday, February 18.
  • Advance polls are open from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. (local time).
  • Electors can find the address of their advance voting location on the back of their voter information card. They can also visit or call 1-800-463-6868.
  • To vote, electors must show proof of identity and address. The list of accepted pieces of identification is online.
  • The voter information card is not an authorized piece of identification, but we encourage electors to bring it with them for faster service at the polls.

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