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What to expect when you go to vote (2019 General election content)

Transcript: What to expect when you go to vote

visual: Federal Election | Monday, October 21 appears. Fade to black.

narrator (voice over): The federal election is Monday, October 21. Here's what to expect when you vote at your assigned polling station on election day or advance polling days:

super: What to expect when you go to vote

visual: Title + Elections Canada logo.

narrator: When you arrive, an election worker will greet you and show you to the right table.

visual: Title card fades. Desk with poll worker behind it appears. Poll worker is smiling and waving.

super: "Hello"

visual: Worker disappears as desk morphs into a piece of photo ID.

narrator: Make sure you bring accepted ID. The election workers at the table will ask you to prove your identity and address.

super: Make sure you bring accepted ID

visual: Photo ID morphs into a folded ballot.

narrator: They will then check your name on the list of electors and give you a folded ballot.

super: An election worker will give you a folded ballot

visual: Ballot morphs into voting screen with an X on it.

narrator: You will go behind the voting screen, mark your ballot and refold it to keep it secret. You will return your ballot to the election worker.

super: Go behind a voting screen

visual: Screen morphs into folded ballot with tab tearing off.

narrator: An election worker will remove the tab so your ballot can't be traced back to you.

super: An election worker will remove the tab

visual: Ballot morphs into ballot box with X on it.

narrator: The election worker will return the ballot to you and you will put it in the ballot box.

super: You will put it in the ballot box

visual: Ballot box morphs back into desk with poll worker who is holding a ballot.

narrator: Remember: Election workers are there to help you. If you need anything to make your voting experience easier, just ask. For example, you:

super: Ask an election worker for help

visual: Poll worker disappears as desk morphs into two hands signing, and a talk bubble with Roman and Chinese character.

narrator: Can let an election worker know that you requested language interpretation or sign language interpretation ahead of time

super: For interpretation services

visual: Signing hands and talk bubble morph into International Symbol of Access.

narrator: Or you can request one of the many voting assistance tools and services available.

super: For accessibility services and tools

visual: International Symbol of Access morphs into back of voting screen with an X on it. Two people are behind the screen, one is a voter, the other a poll worker who is helping.

narrator: If you need help marking your ballot or if you've brought someone to assist you, let an election worker know.

super: Let an election worker know if you need help

visual: The screen changes to a colour background with text.

narrator: Visit elections.ca for the official information you need to vote.

super: elections.ca Get the official information you need to vote

narrator: Or call 1-800-463-6868. TTY 1-800-361-8935.

visual: Fade to black. A large X appears with the campaign tagline "It's Our Vote". The tagline fades while the X flies off to settle into the X in the Elections Canada logo which appears on screen. The URL elections.ca appears on screen, followed by the toll-free number 1-800-463-6868 and the TTY number 1-800-361-8935.

super: X It's Our Vote

Elections Canada logo elections.ca 1-800-463-6868 TTY 1-800-361-8935