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Advance Voting Begins on Friday
Advance Polls Open for Voting in the Federal By-elections
on Friday, Saturday and Monday
Gatineau, Wednesday, June 18, 2014
- Advance voting for the federal by-elections in Fort McMurray–Athabasca (Alberta), Macleod (Alberta), Scarborough–Agincourt (Ontario) and Trinity–Spadina (Ontario) begins on Friday, June 20, and continues on Saturday, June 21 and Monday, June 23.
- Advance polls are open from noon to 8:00 p.m. (local time).
- Electors can find the location of their advance poll on the back of the voter information card mailed to them by Elections Canada.
- Electors who did not receive a voter information card or who received one with incorrect information can find their advance poll by using the Voter Information Service at www.elections.ca or contacting their local Elections Canada office:
"It's simple and easy to vote on any one of the three advance voting days," says Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand. "It takes most voters only a few minutes to cast their ballot. If you're not already on the list of electors, you can register to vote at your advance polling station, provided you bring authorized identification."
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