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Electors Must Prove Their Identity and Address When They Vote

Gatineau, Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • Federal by-elections will be held in Whitby–Oshawa (Ontario) and Yellowhead (Alberta) on Monday, November 17, 2014.
  • All electors must meet voter identification requirements when they vote in 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.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.


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