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Electors Can Register Just Before They Vote

News Release

Gatineau, Thursday, October 22, 2020

  • Electors in the electoral districts of York Centre (Ontario) and Toronto Centre (Ontario) who are not registered can still vote in the October 26 by-elections. They can register at their polling station on election day.
  • To find their polling station, all electors need to do is enter their postal code online or call 1-800-463-6868.
  • Unregistered electors can also enter their information online, print a pre-filled registration certificate and bring it with them for faster service at the polls.
  • To register and vote, electors must prove their identity and address. Information on the ways they can do so, including a list of accepted ID, is available online. 
  • To be eligible to vote in one of these by-elections, an elector must have lived in the electoral district of York Centre (Ontario) or Toronto Centre (Ontario) since September 21, 2020.
  • Electors should visit to find out about the measures taken to make voting safe at their polling station.
  • Please note: To offer a safe environment for electors and workers, Elections Canada asks that electors who think they have COVID-19 follow their local health authority's guidelines and stay home.

Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency that reports directly to Parliament.

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