Municipal Election Advanced Voting and Internet Voting Starts Saturday

Published on: 2018/10/12 - in News

Beginning at 10am on Saturday, October 13, internet voting begins for the local municipal election. Saturday is also Advance Voting Day so you can cast your ballot in person at Advanced Voting places.

This year’s municipal election ballot will also include a ‘Yes/No’ question regarding the possibility of using a Ranked Ballot Voting system the would start for the 2022 municipal election. More information about Ranked Ballot Voting can be found at

“We are pleased to offer multiple voting options for this election,” said anet Jaynes, assistant returning officer, in a release. “Our aim is to make casting a ballot as convenient as possible. Using one of these options will mitigate long lines on Voting Day.”

There will be three options available for casting your ballot this year:

Internet voting

The City’s Internet voting system will accept votes at between 10am on Saturday, October 13 until 8pm on Monday, October 22.

Online voting is available to voters who received a Voter Information Notice (VIN) and have registered online by 7pm on Voting Day, Monday, October 22.

Instructions for internet voting appear on the VIN. If you have not receive a VIN, contact the Elections Office at or phone 613-546-4291, ext. 1430.

Vote in-person at your Advance Voting place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13

Your Advance Voting place can be found on your VIN. Bring it with you to vote along with acceptable identification, such as a photo health card or driver’s licence.

Vote in-person at any of your voting places from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Voting Day, Monday, Oct. 22

Your voting places are on your VIN. Bring it with you to vote in addition to acceptable identification, such as a driver’s licence or photo health card.

If you did not receive a VIN, you can still vote at the Advance or Voting Day polls with acceptable identification.

Online resources provided by the City include:

Find answers to your questions about the municipal election at or call the Election Office at 613-546-4291, ext. 1430.

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