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Electors Must Prove Their Identity and Address When They Vote

Gatineau, Wednesday, June 18, 2014

  • Federal by-elections will be held in Fort McMurray–Athabasca (Alberta), Macleod (Alberta), Scarborough–Agincourt (Ontario) and Trinity–Spadina (Ontario) on Monday, June 30, 2014.
  • All electors must meet voter identification requirements when they vote in the federal by-elections.
  • Electors can choose one of three options to prove their identity and address.
  • Some identification documents used at provincial and municipal elections may not meet federal election requirements.

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