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.
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